Authenticity. Timelessness. Sustainability. By promoting these principles, our firm has generated an exemplary body of critically acclaimed work. Creating environmental modernism since 2001.
Max graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelors Degree in Architecture from the University of Florida in 1994. He went on to receive a Masters Degree at Columbia University, along with an honor award for design excellence. Prior to launching his own firm, he worked for the world renowned architect, Zaha Hadid in London. Thereafter, Max worked for New York-based SHoP Architects on the award-winning design for the Manhattan Museum of Sex (MOSEX). Of greatest influence, however, was Max's association with Florida architect, Gene Leedy. He was raised in a Leedy-designed home and later began his career at Gene's Winter Haven office. Leedy was an important member of the Sarasota School of Architecture movement and provided Max with a solid background in classic modernism.
Locally, Max has served on the City of Miami's Planning Advisory Board and Urban Environment League's Board of Directors. He has also worked for Coconut Grove's Village Council as Zoning Committee Chairman. He is a graduate of the Miami Fellows Initiative and continues to serve on the Board of Advisors for Florida International University, the Professional Liaison Committee for the University of Florida and the National Tropical Botanical Garden at The Kampong's Board of Overseers.
ason graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Architecture from the University of Colorado in 2001. He went on to work in the Vail Valley for Fritzlen Pierce Architects, lead by Principals Lynn Fritzlen and Bill Pierce. Jason gained experience in the development and construction of custom homes throughout the Vail Valley as well as the development of mixed-use construction, renovation and master planning projects in Vail's on-mountain villages. With his gained experience, Jason moved to Miami and began working for Max in 2003 as a Project Manager. Jason has managed award winning projects such as the Schokman Education Center at the Kampong, multiple private residences, mixed use developments and marketing and public relations work.
In 2006, Max named Jason his Office Director, charged with overseeing the firm's Project Managers, marketing and PR strategies, internal financial budgets and long-term growth and overall success of the firm. Jason's adoration of timeless modernism, natural pallettes and the lush landscape of South Florida continue to drive his passion for Architecture and the vision of Max Strang.
Maria graduated with a degree in architecture from the University of Colorado in 2002. She went on to work for several esteemed architects in Miami before coming to Max Strang Architecture in early 2007. Maria has developed her experience in both the modern and classic overtones of the modernist movement, and has also developed the Interior Design divison for the firm. Her sensitive approach to design has proved successful from the residences and commercial office interiors she has managed.
Prior to joining, Matt got his Masters degree from the University of Michigan. Before moving to Colorado, he worked as an architectural intern for Corgan Associates, inc. in Dallas.
Prior to joining Max, Alexandra was the recipient of the AIA New Orleans Chapter Design Award for Residential Architecture. She has worked for Los Angeles based architect Frank Gehry before joining our firm in 2010 as Project Manager. Alexandra received a graduate degree in Architecture from Tulane University.
Prior to joining [STRANG], Sabah worked in Boston, Massachusetts for Anmahian Winton Architects, in Miami for Rene Gonzalez Architect and as an adjunct professor for Florida International University. Sabah received her graduate degree in Architecture from the University of Florida.
Prior to joining Max, Evelyn worked for Bone Levine Architects, Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, Tui Lifestyle and Rene Gonzalez Architect in various project roles. Evelyn received a graduate degree in architecture from Princeton University, receiving a Certificate in Urban Policy and Planning from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.
Prior to joining Max, Elizabeth previously worked for Carmen Guerrero Design Studio and De La Guardia Victoria Architects & Urbanists, Inc. She began her work with Max in early 2012. Elizabeth received an undergraduate degree in Architecture from the University of Miami and has been a registered Architect since 2010.
Prior to joining Max, Adrian was an assistant instructor at the School of Architecture and the Princeton Environmental Institute. He has previously worked for Lindy Roy in New York City on various research and architectural projects in Africa and New Zealand. Adrian received a graduate degree in Architecture from Princeton University.
Adam joined Max as an Architectural Intern and founder of theMAKERSMOVEMENT. He is involved in the branding and social media creation for [STRANG]. Adam received his undergraduate degree in architecture from the University of Florida.
Prior to joining Max, Matthew worked for Fons Inc Architects and also received the Certificate of Historic Preservation while working with UM’s Ricardo Lopez and Ellen Uguccioni on various historical structures in Miami. Matthew received an undergraduate degree in Architecture with a minor in Business Administration from the University of Miami.
Prior to joining Max, Jordan worked for Florida International University as a research assistant, co-authoring a publication on the best practices in sustainable design. He has also worked for NC Office Architects in Miami, FL. Jordan received his undergraduate degree in economics from UCF and his M.ARCH from Florida Atlantic University.
Nicole Ferrarini is currently pursuing her Bachelors in Architecture with a minor in Business Administration at the University of Miami. Nicole is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council and a student member of ASID and AIAS.
Prior to joining, Mariela's focus on academia took her through various teaching assistant positions and being an Outreach Ambassador for higher education. She studied abroad in UF's Vicenza, Italy program as well. Mariela received her undergraduate degree cum laude from the University of Florida.
Cory works as a Intern at the Telluride, CO location while attending school at the University of Virginia school of architecture. He is involved in the creation of presentation drawings and project archival for [STRANG].