United Arab Emirates
UPA, Urbanism Planning Architecture, is an established international architectural firm based in Abu Dhabi (UAE) and Milano (Italy) since 2006. Urbanism Planning Architecture Italia was founded in 2009 by Architects Paolo Lettieri and Aswan Zubaidi as “the Italian signature of the UPA group” especially to develop the high-quality architecture and complexity of engineering, master planning, concept design and interior design. UPA in recent years has consolidated its expertise in the following areas: masterplan and urban design, healthcare, education, sports & leisure, wellness and SPA, auditoriums, restaurants, hospitality, mixed-use developments, residential buildings, villas and interior design. UPA has received commissions of design and development of various projects in the United Arab Emirates, Italy, Russia, Iraq, Qatar and Jordan.
Paolo Lettieri , Principal Architect and UPA Italia Mananging Partner
Born in Varese (Italy), Paolo Lettieri graduated in architecture at the Polytechnic of Milan. He has gained more than 20 years of experience in international firms such as that of Dante O. Benini & Partners Architects and engineering companies. He Graduated at MiP Graduate School of Business Milan, in Real Estate executive course. He has always been interested in digital services and He is experimenter with new IT technologies for the Real Estate such as Real Estate Blockchain project. He Founded UPA Italia in 2009. He designed and built several projects such as Hospitals, Schools, Public and Private Building, Leisure Facilities and Masterplan in Italy, UAE, Russia, Iraq, Qatar, Jordan.