© Paolo Lettieri
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.