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UAP collaborates with Artists, Architects, Designers & Developers to bring uncommon creativity to the public realm & expert resources to creativity.

We Curate, Design & Construct.

Miniature or monumental, glittery or gilded, we can & probably have made it or curated it. Our team pushes the levels of innovative fabrication & artisanal craftsmanship.

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Knowledge Sharing November 24

Wahat Al Karama: The Oasis of Dignity

Winning the American Architecture Prize for Cultural Buildings in 2017, and a finalist in the ..MORE

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Knowledge Sharing November 22

Twenty-First Century Places

It is clear that place-making presents new challenges in an increasingly globalised world. For UAP, ..MORE

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Partnership November 13

Sullivan+Strumpf with Lindy Lee & UAP at Shanghai’s ART021

Sullivan+Strumpf, together with support from the UAP Shanghai Curatorial team, presented the latest body of ..MORE

Industry News November 6

Extending Santa Fe’s Art Gallery with Folded Aluminium Corner

Designed by SHoP Architects, the exterior for the new SITE Santa Fe building signals a welcoming gesture to the community, while also serving as an iconic new presence for the institution. Featured on Dezeen the collaboration with SHoP Architects comes straight from our New York studio!

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Industry News October 23

2017 Queensland Exports Awards

It is with great pleasure we announce UAP has been awarded the winner in the Creative Industries category, for the 2017 Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards. This is in recognition of, not only exporting fabricated works and services from our home base in Brisbane, but also recognition of the services a Queensland-based business provides globally. A testament to the growth and sustainability UAP has achieved as a business, we’re humbled by this award and would like to thank all our staff and collaborators who have made this possible. Congratulations to all the finalists!

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Partnership October 18

‘Gerhard Richter: The Life of Images’:
The First Major Exhibition of Richter’s Works in Australia

Widely considered one of the world’s most influential living artists, for over fifty years, Gerhard ..MORE

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Making Marvels Season 2 October 17

Making Art Public: Louise Martin-Chew

A behind-the-scenes look at the Brisbane company that helped to create QAGOMA’s beloved 'tow row' ..MORE

Industry News October 6

Wahat Al Karama announced as winner in The American Architecture Prize 2017.

We’re thrilled to announce our collaboration with artist Idris Khan has been selected by the American Architecture Prize (AAP)  jury as the winner of the Architectural Design / Cultural Architecture category in this year’s American Architecture Prize. The centrepiece of the new United Arab Emirates (UAE) Memorial Park, ‘Wahat Al Karama’ the monument was commissioned by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and delivered in collaboration with bureau^proberts, Robert Bird Group, AECOM and Miral.

This work exemplifies the power of fusion between art and architecture in a project that conveys purpose and emotion and creates a place of reflection, serenity and significance for its nation. — AAP

Congratulations to all involved in delivering this monumental work.

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Industry News October 6

Behind the scenes tour of our Brisbane Workshop

Last night we hosted over 50 people from the Design Institute of Australia for a ..MORE

Industry News October 4

Jennie Neumann OAM Emerging Artist Award

Congratulations to artist, Sean Williams on being selected for the Jennie Neumann OAM Emerging Artist Award at this year’s SWELL Sculpture Festival on the Gold Coast, Australia. A 3D Design Draftsperson at UAP by day, Williams’ work is inspired by H.R. Giger, the painter who created the beast from the Alien movies.

Swell Sculpture Festival is a 10-day public, art exhibition on Australia’s Gold Coast. Bringing together works from over 60 artists from around the world, the festival drew over 275,000 visitors during the holiday period.

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New Collaboration September 20

‘Luminous White Carpet Of LED Lights’ Coming to Madison Square Park

This new installation marks the first-ever collaboration between Austrian artist Erwin Redl, Madison Square Arts and UAP. Entitled Whiteout, the exhibition will be composed of hundred suspended spheres with white LED lights hanging from a grid of steel poles.

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Industry News September 20

Shortlist Revealed for World Architecture Festival 2017

The world’s largest architectural award program has announced the shortlist for their 2017 awards slate. Featuring 434 projects ranging from small family homes to schools, stations, museums, large infrastructure and landscape projects, UAP is honoured to have Wahat Al Karama included in the Civic and Community category.

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