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.


insitu animation + website development.

keep your eyes on


James and MADE BCN are organizing a pop-up makerspace for Sonar 2014.

If you're in BCN and attending the festival, make sure to drop by.


uA is going to Fab10 in Barcelona this coming July!! Fab10 website

We will be presenting, giving a demo, and taking part in a panel discussion.

Come say hello!


Nick will be giving a lecture at UBC SALA on Friday, March 7th. 12:30pm. Come join if you're in Vancouver.


Nick + Sinuhe are kicking off our new Insitu project in Tlanepantla de Baz, Mexico with a week long intensive workshop.

Project website coming first week of July


We are still developing our new Insitu website, but if you can't wait we have uploaded some images of Comuna Innova to our project page. Click here




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

More information on FabLab Lima here


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.


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.


Nick 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 link 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.