mae Architects is an ambitious design led practice delivering high quality architecture, landscape and urban design.
Established in 2001 and based in London, they have designed award-winning projects, mainly in the UK but also for in Copenhagen and Oslo, receiving extensive publicity and recognition. Places for Strangers,illustrates a set of negotiated principles and creative attitudes that encompass mae Architects project portfolio, establishing their design work as exciting and innovative.
This volume is a contemporary examination of the creative process; it is part manifesto, part manual and comprises texts written for newspapers and architectural journals facilitate discussion by illustrating the socio-political, ethical and formal concerns that need to be considered in architectural production today.
Several of the firms's projects are used to illustrate 'key' concepts and ideas that run as a continuous thread throughout.