Urbanism Planning Architecture Italia is a Consultancy Partnership between Two Principal Architects:
Paolo Lettieri and Aswan Ibrahim Zubaidi.
Principal Architect and UPA Italia Mananging Partner
Born in Varese (Italy) , Paolo Lettieri graduated in architecture at the Polytechnic of Milan. He has gained more than 20 years of experience in international firms such as that of Dante O. Benini & Partners Architects and engineering companies. He Graduated at MiP Graduate School of Business Milan, in Real Estate executive course. He has always been interested in digital services and He is experimenter with new IT technologies for the Real Estate. He Founded UPA Italia in 2009. He designed and built several projects such as Hospitals, Schools, Public and Private Building, Leisure Facilities and Masterplan in Italy, UAE, Russia, Iraq, Qatar, Jordan.
Aswan Ibrahim Zubaidi
UPA Abu Dhabi Director and UPA Italia Partner
Born in Baghdad (Iraq) and studied in Baghdad University (Masters in Science of Architecture).
Has more than 40 years of practice in UAE and in Ministerial Departments in Iraq. Professional experience includes working in Baghdad and various other international firms like WS Atkins in Dubai and Abu Dhabi as Project Leader, Project Manager and Architecture Deparment Director, developing numerous projects all over Middle-East. Founded UPA Consultancy LLC in Abu Dhabi, UPA Italia in Milano and UPA Iraq.