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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.

We seek conversations, share knowledge, continuously engage & collaborate globally.

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Webinar January 19

Webinar Panelist, Natasha Smith, Principal & Senior Curator of UAP

How would you rank the best public art of 2017? Meet UAP’s Principal and Senior ..MORE

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Industry News January 15

First Impressions: Trends in Façades

Modern façades offer solutions to design problems, ameliorate public resistance to change and remake the ..MORE

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Webinar January 11

Nicholas Baume, Director and Chief Curator of Public Art Fund & Panelist of our Upcoming Webinar

How would you rank the best public art of 2017? Meet our key panelist for ..MORE

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Industry News January 8

Celebrating Public Art Fund’s 40th Anniversary

2017 marks a special year for the Public Art Fund as they celebrate 40 years ..MORE

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Knowledge Sharing December 21, 2017

Master Planning — it’s a Team Sport

“Master planning is a team sport” says award-winning designer Cathryn Chatburn, the founder of Urban ..MORE

Industry News December 12, 2017

Public Art is Crucial for Cities

“Public art sparks conversations, activates communities, creates memories, celebrates different cultures, drives tourism and enables micro and macro economies” – Dan Tobin, UAP Founder | Creative Director

UAP Founder & Creative Director Dan Tobin speaks with CLADglobal on the benefits of commissioning art for the public realm, and the recent collaboration between UAP, Ai Weiwei and Public Art Fund on the city-wide exhibition ‘Good Fences Make Good Neighbors’ in New York.

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New Collaboration December 11, 2017

Designed by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec, ‘Nuage’ is Unveiled in Miami

Part of Design Miami‘s Miami Art Week 2017 French designer-duo Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec have unveiled ‘Nuage’, a 328ft (100m) x 16ft (5m) high canopy developed and fabricated in collaboration with UAP. The steel and coloured-glass structure manipulate shadow and natural light, engaging with the surrounding environment throughout the day. Read more about our collaboration with the Bouroullec Brothers on Designboom.

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Knowledge Sharing December 7, 2017

Art + Architecture

Art in the public realm is increasingly popular, perhaps due to its ability to assist ..MORE

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Knowledge Sharing December 4, 2017

Public Art – What is the Point?

Public art comes in many shapes and sizes. From the monumental to the ephemeral, or ..MORE

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Designer in Focus November 29, 2017

Plummer & Smith

With over 10 years’ experience, landscape architect Dan Plummer and artist Belinda Smith of Plummer ..MORE

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Project Update November 29, 2017

Developing a Brisbane Icon

We’re thrilled to announce UAP are collaborating on a new development in the heart of ..MORE

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Knowledge Sharing November 24, 2017

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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