U+A is an international multi-disciplinary practice with offices in Dubai, London, Toronto and Cape Town. The firm was established with partnership of Pedram Rad and Pierre Martin Dufresne, both chartered architects with a combined experience of over 30 years in the Middle-east, Asia-Pacific and Canada in Dubai at 2006. U+A offers comprehensive design solutions in Architecture, Interior Design, Master Planning, Landscape Design & construction supervision for all type of project in any scale and geographic regions.
The firm has developed professional relationships with some of the most prominent developers in the Middle-East, with projects in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Jeddah, Oman and Doha.
Powered by global knowledge and driven by local expertise, our team of highly proficient and design centric specialists adopts a collaborative approach in providing the best progressive build solution for hotels, hospitality, residential, mixed-use, multi-storey buildings and commercial developments.
U+A is at the forefront of design and innovation, applying our skills and knowledge to a wide range of project within the built environment.
We adopt a no-nonsense approach to the framework of every project. Both aesthetic as well as technical considerations across all levels – Architectural, Interior design, Master Planning, Landscape or building Engineering – are addressed right from the very beginning.
We provide value added services to every project in a highly competitive market, by enriching communities and locations with timeless, contemporary designs built with the utmost measure of environmental sensitivity.
In line with our company’s vision of cementing U+A as an international, progressive, multi-disciplinary firm and provider of integrated design solutions for each and every type of buildings.
We operate as a team of impassioned, creative and proficient specialists powered by global knowledge and driven by local expertise. We endorse the crucial element of building constructability. We are consistent in our determination to support this often neglected project management technique.
We commit to being design centric by consistently producing world class builds, crafted by our signature philosophy of viable creativity and technical proficiency.
We take pride in providing the best possible design solution without compromising on quality, across all aspects of each design discipline.
Progress in an innovative direction towards creating inspiring sculptures of sustainable architecture and spaces of desire.
We support our clients through a collaborative and communicative approach establishing rapport and building trust, by executing precise attention to details when translating their brief.
We service our clients in a principled manner, to ensure that their projects are creatively, financially and environmentally viable and thus ready to move forward. We exercise our due diligence to our clients in our responsibility as a consultant, to advise in the best interest of a project. We protect our reputation for being an award-winning, international architecture firm and a sound creative partner for hotels, hospitality, residential, mixed-use, multi-storey buildings and commercial developments.
We are in Dubai, London, Toronto, and South Africa to provide design solution world-wide.
We are Bold
We are Trendsetting
We are Honourable
We are United