uAbureau is an international collaborative design studio based out of Spain, Canada + Colombia. We are a dynamic team of urbanists, architects, designers, artists and constructors working at various scales from urban research + development to material prototyping, within industry and academic realms, to promote and showcase public + participatory design build projects.

uA founders James Brazil + Nicholas Waissbluth are excited to announce the addition of six new members to the uAbureau global team.


Andrew Harvey // Perth, Australia

Frederik De Smedt // Istanbul, Turkey

Antonio Sinuhe Acosta Muñoz // Mexico City, Mexico

David Del Valle // Medellin, Colombia

Juan Esteban Vallejo Giròn // Medellin, Colombia

Andres Obregon // Medellin, Colombia


From December 1-8th, we will be running an Insitu Workshop in Lima, Peru.

uA is back in Medellin this Fall for the third edition of INSITU


We are teaming up with Ruta N, UNAL, FabLab and Blokcad Lab for a project entitled, Insitu Comuna Innova which is a part of the first Innovation Festival. This edition of INSITU will see installations in 16 comunas and 5 corregimientos across the city. More information, photographs and videos to come soon.

We are excited to announce that INSITU_2013 has been awarded the Place by Design Award for "Community Impact" at the recent SXSW Eco Conference.

We will be speaking at the AIBC 2013 - 20x20 event.

uA was a part of "We 2013 Festi-Conference for Creative Collectives."

James took part in the Panel Discussion on Collaborative Urbanism.

click here to view the recording

FabLab Sitges !! A new FabLab is opening up in the town of Sitges (30min south of Barcelona). Opening in early 2014. Check their website for more information.

The second edition of INSITU Medellin recently finished. It was an intense two weeks. Take a look at our project page for more information, photos and videos.

Our friend, LASER CUTTER CAFE in Vancouver will be taking over the Chinatown Experiment space for the summer. Nicholas will be helping out, so come down to say hello if you're in the city.

uA just completed an installation in Girona, Spain for the annual Temps de Flors Festival.

uA recently did a web-lecture for the Faberarium Workshop taking place in Greece with Pablo Baquero.