principals of the firm, as of January 1, 2014.
Alen has been with us for a decade, overseeing the completion of numerous supportive housing facilities, leading them from concept through to construction. Over the years, he has gained extensive familiarity with government agency requirements that support these projects including HPD, HHAP, OMH, and OASAS. He enriches the firm with a detailed, hands on approach to all his work and an understanding of current technology. Alen is a graduate of Pratt Institute.
Akiko has been with UAI for eight years. Her meticulous approach has ensured the successful completion of several notable buildings. She is a LEED accredited professional, supporting the firm’s efforts to seamlessly integrate sustainability into all projects, large and small. She has also served as a member of the NYC Department of Buildings’ Technical Code Review Committee on Accessibility, championing the interests of the supportive housing community as well as lending her analytical skills to this effort to streamline the building code. Akiko is a graduate of Columbia University.