UPA is an innovative design company founded in 2014.It is individually registered in Wuhan with branches in Shanghai to carry out diversified architectural creation and practical activities. UPA has always focused on the real state of design and construction, fully explores the unique social and cultural potential of each project, and seeks to strike a balance between architecture and nature。
ZhouChao, founding partner, graduated from school of architecture of Nanjing University, received a master's degree, and completed a series of research and practice on light construction system from Professor Zhu Jingxiang. He is now a national registered and senior architect, and has rich experience in the design of public buildings. He also serves as a visiting teacher and supervisor at Wuhan University, Huazhong University of Science and Technology and other famous institutions.
UPA has been actively involved in a series of practices from urban public projects to rural reconstruction projects, attempting to change our everyday environment through multidimensional architectural thinking. The firm's current projects cover architectural design, spacial design, renovation, rustic boutique hotels, etc..