Exploring the idea of “London living for a generation defined by who they are, not how old they are”, That's Not Me is an exhibition by PegasusLife that illustrates an alternative approach to building for the New Generation of retirees. The exhibition features Mæ's Grenadier House alongside projects by Duggan Morris Architects and Sergison Bates. At the NLA, The Building Centre, 26 Store Street London WC1 from Monday 3 October – Friday 28 October.
Somerleyton Road, an ambitious masterplan in the heart of Brixton led by London Borough of Lambeth, has been shortlisted for an NLA housing award. Working alongside Metropolitan Workshop, HaworthTompkins and Zac Monro Architects. Mæ are designing 65 extra-care self-contained flats within this scheme, providing a diversity of shared facilities and independent living with some support for those aged over 55.
Have you seen the latest RIBA exhibition? Mæ is one of six architects taking part in At Home in Britain: Designing for the House of Tomorrow. The exhibition explores three familiar housing types and speculates on the future of housing in Britain.
A public art exhibition is on display in-front of our Lisson Grove scheme, now on-site. Our scheme has been designed for City of Westminster and CityWest Homes, sitting at a key junction on Lisson Grove. Here the site-hoardings feature portraits of people from the local community as shot by renowned photographer Emma Blau who was also a key participant at the community consultations we held for the project.
For our #FeatureFriday project Grahame Park, we are developing a 21st century pattern book that will offer up a toolkit of house types to help design the neighbourhood, a technique used by the likes of James Gibbs in the 18th century for the great estates of central London. #models #modelsofinstagram #maearchitects #architecture #archdesign #instaarchitecture #housing #design #architecturelovers #gooddesign #archilovers #building #architecturemodels
25th February 2013: mæ have been competitively selected by the London Borough of Brent to design a new housing scheme at Church End NW10. The mixed use scheme will include a community enterprise space and a landscaped public square for Neasden Market . We will be submitting for planning at the end of April.