March 16th, 2017

UAI congratulates its very own Hasan Bahar for earning his registration as a New York State Architect. This is no small achievement, but ever competitive, Hasan had to outdo everyone else; he is unofficially, the youngest registered architect in the state.

March 16th, 2017

UAI is pleased to announce that its very own Jorge Chang, AIA, Principal, has attained certification as a Passive House Designer, joining the ranks of about 3,000 professionals worldwide. This achievement further enhances our commitment to sustainability and responsible design as caretakers of our environment.

February 29th, 2016

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Congratulations to Help USA & CMC Developers on their groundbreaking for 984 Woodycrest Avenue, a 6-story 48 unit modern residence building, serving veterans.

January 19th, 2016

Check out Lynn’s Place Breaks Ground article at

New Partner

January 6th, 2016

UAI is pleased to announce Jorge Chang is now a principal of the firm, as of January 1st 2016

Partner Photo

Jorge Chang has been a member of UAI for the past ten years. From the start he quickly was promoted to project manager, and then associate manager. Since then, Jorge has overseen
the completion of several buildings, ranging from, rehabilitation of a buildings to new construction. Jorge is a LEED certified professional and a volunteer for Columbia’s
Graduate School of Architecture as a design critic. Before joining the firm, he worked as a systems engineer, specializing in lighting design, lighting control systems, and architectural integration of audio, video, security, and control elements to private luxury residential homes, hotels, offices, and commercial spaces. Jorge is a graduate of State University of New York at Buffalo.

December 10th, 2015

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This year at the New York Housing Conference and National Housing Conference, UAI and several of our projects were part of the 42nd Annual Awards Program Community Impact Gallery & Competition. Here are 3 of the 5.

December 3rd, 2015

Lynns Place Groundbreaking Photo 1

Lynn’s Place, a new 69-unit residence, celebrated a ground breaking yesterday with the First Lady Shirlane McRae and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Vivirito in attendance.

November 20th, 2015

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Last night Housing Works fundraiser, Fashion for Action, brought many people out to raise money and awareness for those affected by HIV/AIDS in NYC.

November 20th, 2015


Yesterday we rallied behind Mayor de Blasio’s Campaign 4 NY/NY Housing on the steps of City Hall.

November 20th, 2015

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Congratulations to Urban Pathways on the opening of their new building Boston Road.