Our Story

A Collection of Key Milestones

Founded in London in 2011, we have grown into a team of 60+ working from five global offices across seven time zones. We have over 40 projects on-site across three continents from the tallest residential tower in New Delhi to an award-winning 53 hectare masterplan in Moscow.
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Serp & Molot
From industrial wasteland to award-winning masterplan

Serp & Molot was one of Moscow’s oldest and largest former industrial sites. In 2014, we collaborated with LDA Design to masterplan the 58 hectare site, which provides 10,000 new homes, a media, commercial and retail hub. Today, phase 1 of the the multi-award winning masterplan has been completed with phases 2 and 3 currently under construction.

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Celebrating 10 years of UHA

This year marks a major milestone for our studio as we celebrate 10 years since being founded by Director Jonas Upton-Hansen.

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Sadro Residencias
Mexico’s first LEED-certified residential development

At Sadro Residencias, through LEED certification we will achieve a 10% savings in our consumption. This will be achieved by optimizing energy efficiency and its impact on the community thanks to renewable energies, thermal insulation and proper orientation of the towers to make the most of natural lighting.

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UHA on the Big Screen

Oscar-nominated film The White Tiger stars four of our Delhi-based projects. M3M Latitude and M3M St Andrews feature repeatedly alongside Tee Point and Urbana Premium in the new Netflix Original.

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A 24-hour studio

Distributed across 7 time zones our team is strategically positioned to deliver projects around the clock by working collaboratively across different offices. This ensures that works never stops, and results in accelerated delivery timelines.

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Versace Residencies
Designing the tallest tower in New Delhi

At over 208 metres in height, this 50-storey tower will be the tallest residential structure in India’s capital city and forms the centrepiece of the 40-acre Amaryllis development, located at Karol Bagh just 4 km from India Gate.

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Engineering innovative solutions

Successful buildings are the result of inventive architecture, daring engineering and innovative technology. Working alongside industry-leading engineers and specialist consultants, we design technologically and environmentally advanced buildings that are fit for purpose and future proof.

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Local knowledge, global expertise

We recognise the advantage that local knowledge and expertise bring to our projects, not just in terms of familiarity with statutory codes and requirements, but also in understanding the culture and sensitivities of our clients in different regions.

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Design and delivery

Our international Project Management and Construction Management teams have overseen the successful delivery of a wide range high-end developments incorporating residential, commercial, retail and leisure uses, including a significant number of high-rise and super high-rise projects.

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We Speak Your Language
We are a multi-lingual studio speaking over 20 languages

We are a multilingual team of Architects, Creatives, Computational Designers, Interior Designers, Engineers, Project Managers, Technicians, and Visualisation Artists. With offices from Budapest to Tokyo you can speak to us at any time, in any language.

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