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    We relish complexity. With carefully crafted architecture, we turn challenging sites into buildings with a distinct identity.
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    Creativity-led. Community-led. Drawing on the DNA of the neighbourhood, we create welcoming places for people.
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    We design policy as well as buildings. Inspired by our founder’s work at CABE, our thinking advances best practice.

Mae News

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Unit 5 Summer Exhibition Research News

The work of Mæ's Unit 5 will be on display at the Cass School of Architecture summer show from Friday 24th June to Saturday 2nd July at Central House, 59-63 Whitechapel High Street, London, E1 7PF. Our Diploma students have been exploring ideas on the subject a Place of Type, designing new solutions for high density living in Kentish Town (image © Hannah Cordell).

June 2016 View Article
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Brentford Lock commences on site Project Update

Building works for Phase 2 of Brentford Lock West have commenced on site. Our scheme for ISIS regeneration comprises 157 dwellings and forms part of the wider regeneration of a former industrial riverfront site just off Brentford High Street. Completion will be spring 2018

April 2016 View Project
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At Home in Britain: Designing for the House of Tomorrow Practice News

Mæ is one of six architects taking part in the RIBA Exhibition ‘At Home in Britain: Designing for the House of Tomorrow’ on until the 29th August at the RIBA. Alex Ely will be taking part in a panel discussion ‘The New Standard House’ exploring the ideas in this exhibition and the Venice Architecture Biennale's exhibition: 'Home Economics' on Tuesday 31st May at 7.00pm in the Architecture Gallery at 66 Portland Place

May 2016 Read more
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Grahame Park appointment Project Update

Mæ have been competitively selected to act as lead architect on the Grahame Park Regeneration in the London Borough of Barnet for Genesis Housing. The scheme is a multi-phase housing led regeneration with the primary objective of transforming the poorly laid out and maintained housing estate into a popular and successful residential neighbourhood, with new community and commercial facilities, and re-housing of existing secure tenants, leaseholders and freeholders. The £200 million scheme will deliver around 850 homes as part of a wider 2490 unit development that has been masterplanned by Mæ. (image: London Metropolitan Archives)

April 2016
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Four projects shortlisted for Housing Design Awards 2016 Practice News

Four schemes by Mæ have been shortlisted for Housing Design Awards 2016. Somerleyton Road extra care housing in Brixton for the London Borough of Lambeth, Grenadier House retirement housing in Westminster for Pegasus Life, Aylesbury Estate extra care housing in Southwark for Notting Hill Housing and Strand East housing scheme in Stratford for Vastint have all been recognised for their design excellence. Winners will be announced at an evening ceremony led by the Housing and Planning Minister in London on 11th July.

May 2016 Housing Design Awards
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Green Sky Thinking– Hellbeing or Wellbeing; living with density Practice News

How can good place-making and quality of life be compatible with high densities? Mæ will be hosting a debate on the issue of living at high density on Wednesday 27th at 18.00 as part of GreenSky thinking week. Venue: U+I, 7a Howick Place, London, SW1P 1DZ

April 2016 Read more
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Grenadier House commences on site Project Update

Demolition works have begun in connection with site preparation for Grenadier House, our retirement home for Pegasus Life. The scheme in the heart of historic Westminster, close to Vincent Square, will provide 36 assisted living flats together with communal kitchen-café, wellness centre/spa and guest accommodation. It is due for completion in Spring 2018

March 2016 View Project
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Lisson Grove commences on site Project Update

Enabling works have begun on our competition winning Lisson Grove HAPPI housing scheme. The scheme has been designed for the City of Westminster and City West Homes and sits at a key junction on Lisson Grove. It will provide new accommodation for the residents of nearby Penn House, which will be replaced with a new mixed use health hub, also designed by Mæ. Working with contractor United Living the building will comprise 59 dwellings with shared communal facilities situated above a business enterprise space.

February 2016 View Project
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Architect of the Year 2016 shortlisting Practice News

Mæ have been shortlisted for the BD Architect of the Year Awards 2016. For the third year running we are pleased to have been recognised for our work in Housing. Winners will be announced on the 9th March 2016

January 2016 Read more

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