Unite-Architects (UCA) is an internationally known design and consultation organization for both general architectural design and urban planning.
UCA was founded in Vienna, Austria in 1991, with its former name freiTraum Ltd. In 2001 it relocated its headquarter to Los Angeles, in 2006 started entering the Asian market, and by 2010 established its Beijing office.
UCA has its interests in multiple types of building design including commercial, office, Residential, cultural, health, hotel, etc. UCA is also an expert at urban planning, landscape planning, and interior design.
After entering Chinese market, UCA has focused mainly on high rise commercial-office mixed-use buildings and healthcare real estate design, up to now, it has designed more than one million square meters of these types within the Chinese borders.
Meanwhile, the main members of UCA have dedicated to the practical architectural design market and theory research under the Chinese political and economical conditions, they have been teaching in many universities such as UCLA, Beijing University of Civil Engineering and Architecture, and Renmin University of China. It is a consultation team that not only has international visions but also understands the local Chinese market.
Since 2010, UCA has become a strategy cooperation partner to Architectural Design and Research Institute of Tsinghua University Co., Ltd. and Beijing Yanhuang International Architectural & Engineering Co., Ltd. to jointly explore the Chinese market, until now many large-scale projects have been carried out by their combined efforts.