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THE FIRM

[STRANG] is a Florida-based architectural, interiors and landscape design firm well known for its pre-eminent environmental modernist designs and tropical landscapes. Founded by Max Strang in 1998, the firm has received many awards and international acclaim including features within The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Metropolis Magazine, AXXIS, Objekt International, Tropic and other well respected media sources.  The firm’s projects can be found in Florida and the Florida Keys, Colorado, The Bahamas, The Dominican Republic, The Caribbean and United Arab Emirates. [STRANG] currently operates three offices in the US State of Florida and maintains registration licenses to practice in Florida, Colorado and internationally.

THE PRINCIPALS

Max Strang is the Founding Principal and President of [STRANG]. In 2016, he was elected to the prestigious College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and in 2013 he received the Silver Medal from the Miami Chapter of the AIA, the highest honor the organization can bestow.  Strang is a graduate of the University of Florida, Columbia University and is an active member of the AIA.   Prior to establishing his firm, he worked in the architecture offices of Gene Leedy, SHoP Architects and Zaha Hadid. Beginning this Fall 2017, Max will be participating as an adjunct professor at the University of Florida.  Learn more about Max on Wikipedia.

Jason Adams is Principal and Vice President of [STRANG]. He oversees the firm’s operations, finances and new client development. Jason began his work with Max in 2003 as Project Manager after beginning his career in Colorado for Pierce Architects. In 2013, Jason was made Partner and Principal. Adams is a graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder and is an active member of the AIA, IALD and Urban Land Institute. Jason currently serves on the AIA Fort Lauderdale Board of Directors and the AIA Florida/Caribbean Board of Directors as Regional Associate Director.

THE AWARDS

2017: AIA Miami Merit Award of Excellence (Ballast Trail Residence)

2017: AIA Miami Merit Award of Excellence (Bass Residence)

2017: AIA Fort Lauderdale Merit Award (Summerwake Residences)

2017: AIA Fort Lauderdale Merit Award (Gross Residence)

2017: AIA Florida Honor Award of Excellence (Ballast Trail Residence)

2016: AIA Fort Lauderdale Merit Award (Mola Residence)

2016: AIA Fort Lauderdae Merit Award (Harmony Hotel)

2016: AIA Miami Merit Award of Excellence (306 West San Marino)

2016: AIA Miami Merit Award of Excellence (Summit Mountain)

2016: AIA Florida Merit Award of Excellence (San Marco Island)

2016: AIA Florida Merit Award for Masonry (Raingarden)

2016: AIA Florida Honor Award for Unbuilt Work (Mola)

2016: AIA National College of Fellows, Max Strang, FAIA

2015: AIA Miami Award of Excellence (Raingarden)

2014: AIA Florida Award of Excellence (Biscayne Bay Residence)

2014: AIA Miami Merit Award of Excellence (Biscayne Bay Residence)

2013: AIA Miami Merit Award of Excellence (Warren Gautreaux)

2013: AIA Miami Silver Medal for Design, Max Strang

2012: University of Florida School of Architecture Young Architect Alumni Award

2012: AIA Miami Award of Excellence (Lakehouse Residence)

2010: AIA Miami Firm of The Year

2010: AIA Florida Merit Award of Excellence (Latterner Residence)

2010: DCOTA Stars of Design Award for Architecture, Max Strang

2009: AIA Miami Award of Excellence (Latterner Residence)

2009: AIA Miami Award of Excellence (Utopia Residence)

2008: AIA Miami Award of Excellence (McKenna Residence)

2007: AIA Miami Award of Merit (Kampong Education Center)

2007: AIA Miami Young Architect of the Year, Max Strang

2005: AIA Florida Merit Award of Excellence (Rockhouse)

2004: AIA Miami Design Award Finalist

2003:  AIA Miami Young Architect of the Year, Max Strang

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Environmental Modernism:  The Architecture of [STRANG] by Oscar Riera Ojeda Publishers, September 2017

Rockhouse: Max Strang (Masterpieces) by Oscar Riera Ojeda Publishers, September 2017

Tropical Living: Dream Homes at Exotic Places by Manuela Roth, Braun, September 2014
Atlas of World Landscape Architecture by Markus Sebastian Braun + Chris van Uffelen, Braun, July 2014
East Coast Modern by Damir Sinovcic, Design Book, May 2013
Tropical Gardens: Hidden Exotic Paradises by Manuela Roth, Braun, June 2013
Engaging the Urban by Jason Chandler, Lulu Press, July 2011
100 Florida Architects by Damir Sinovcic, Design Book, October 2010
Perfect Porches by Paula Wallace, Crown Publishing – March 2010
AAA032 by Archivos de Arquitectura Antillana, 2009
Living With White by Gail Abbott, Cico, April 2009
La Lampe Gras by Didier Teissoniere, Norma Editions, December 2008 (French)
Miami: Mediterranean Splendor and Deco Dreams by Beth Dunlop, Rizzoli, November 2007
Dream Homes of South Florida by Beth Benton, Panache Partners, January 2007
New Sustainable Homes by James Grayson Trulove, Harper Design, December 2006

Difuminar las fronteras,” Architectural Digest Mexico by Miguel Sada, March 2016
One Couples Hassle-Filled Bid to Construct a Miami ‘Fortress’,” The Wall Street Journal by Nancy Keates, March 2016
An Australian woman and her husband ,” The Australian by Nancy Keates, March 2016
Quietly Off Kilter,” The New York Times by Elaine Louie, August 2014
High-End Apartment Complex Planned for Downtown Winter Haven,” Lakeland Ledger by Ryan E. Little, January 2014
A Florida House Set for Two Comfort Zones,” The New York Times by Elaine Louie, August 2012
Sleek Home May Be First in Winter Haven to Be LEED-Certified,” Lakeland Ledger by Donna Kelly, September 2012
“Living Green,” Lakeland Ledger, 2010
Miami Home, Bali Touch Wall Street Journal, May 2010
Living in a White Cube Wall Street Journal, by Nancy Keates, December 2009
“Paradise Imperiled” Miami Herald, February 2008
“Charles Avenue Residences” Miami Herald, May 2003

“A Family Affair,” Design District, December 2014
Strang Theory,” Tropic Magazine, Summer 2014
Best of the City,” MIAMI Modern Luxury, January 2014
“Winter Haven Lake House” Objekt International #65 (Netherlands), 2014
“The New Modern,” ONE LIFE Sotheby’s, April 2013
Mod Max: Environmental Architecture from Max Strang,” Tropic Magazine, February 2013
“15 Young Firms to Watch,” Residential Architect, June 2012
“Max Strang Architecture,” Poder 360, April 2011
Conversation with Gene Leedy (Interview by Max Strang),” Design Book Magazine, 2011
“The Kampong Addition, Max Strang,” plum Miami, 2011
“Inspired Design,” MIAMI Modern Luxury, April 2010
“Architecture Meets Nature in Tranquil Setting,” Home Miami, March 2010
“Days of Design,” Ocean Drive, February 2011
“Bali Ha’i,” Leading Estates of the World, 2010
“Environmental Magazine: At Home with Max Strang,” Design Book Magazine, 2010
“Lakehouse Residence,” Luxury Home Quarterly, Fall 2009

Paradise Found,” METROPOLIS, March 2008
“Designer Feature,” Florida International Magazine, 2009
“Organic Oasis,” Florida Travel & Life, 2009
“Best of Both Worlds,” Home Miami, 2009
“Urban Jungle,” Miami Herald Home & Design Magazine, July 2008
”Tanner Residence,” Orlando Design, 2008
“The Life Aquatic,” Florida International Magazine, 2008
“Miami: The Ultimate Space Experience,” Objekt International #43 (Netherlands), 2008
“Max Strang: Evolution of an Environmental Modernist,” Home Miami, May 2007
“Picture Perfect,” Blueprint, May 2007
“Architect’s Choice,” Residential Architect, April 2007
“Armonia Al Natural,” Axxis Magazine (Colombia), July 2006
“Coconut Groove: Architect Max Strang,” Robb Report’s Vacation Homes, June 2006
“Max Strang,” Interiør Magasinet (Norway), July 2006
“Reinvention Redux,” Residential Architect, April 2006
“America’s Top Young Designers,” House Beautiful, October 2005
“Is There Hope for the Big Box?” Architectural Record, August 2005
“Coconut Grove Retreat,” Florida InsideOUT, Premiere Issue 2005
“Beach Patrol,” Ocean Drive Magazine, February 2004

You’ll Definitely Want to Chill in the Pool of this Bali-Inspired Miami Residence,” Playboy Style, February 2015
This Ultra Modern Florida LakeHouse Defines Cool,” Playboy Style, December 2014
LakeHouse Residence,” ArchDaily, June 2013
Max Strang Architecture,” Culta Vitae, January 2013
Lake House by Max Strang Architecture,” Design Milk, February 2012
“Product of the Year,” World Architecture News, October 2011
Resysta, the Non-Wood, Wood,” Jetson Green, May 2011
Max Strang Architecture,” 2modern Modern Eye Candy, May 2011
Top Ten Outdoor Rooms,HGTV, January 2011
Miami Home, Bali Touch,” by Sushil Cheema, WSJ.com, April 2010
“Interview: Max Strang (video),” Design Book Magazine, 2010
A Contemporary House Remodel by Max Strang Architecture,Contemporist, 2009
Residence in Miami by Max Strang,” yatzer, September 2009
Miami Residence by Max Strang Architecture,” Design Milk, August 2009
Great Architecture Begins with a Promise”, DUDYE, 2009
“Offbeat America,” HGTV, January 2007
“Miami Vice,” Universal Pictures, July 2006
Deco Drive,” WSVN Channel 7, July 2006
“Homes Across America,” HGTV, 2004