Henrik Valeur
creative director


Skype: uidhen

+45 20 667 667 (DK)
+86 138 1678 1309 (CN)

Henrik Valeur (born 1966) graduated in 1994 from the School of Architecture at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen, with preceding studies at Escola Tcnica Superior d'Arquitectura/Enric Miralles in Barcelona. He then worked briefly for the Office for Metropolitan Architecture/Rem Koolhaas in Rotterdam. In 1997 Henrik Valeur founded UiD. He was also among the founding initiators of Irma+, a co-founder of CoMa and the curator of CO-EVOLUTION. Henrik Valeur is especially interested in the potential of process thinking and the possibility of supporting a diversity of lifestyles through new design concepts and new tools of planning. He has lived and worked as an architect in Barcelona, Copenhagen, Los Angeles, Rotterdam and Shanghai.
CV 01.09.2008 [523K] and Henrik Valeur

Fredrik Fritzson
managing director


Skype: uidfre

+46 70 401 7197 (S)
+45 26 586 242 (DK)

Fredrik Fritzson (born 1971) was educated at the Lund institute of Technology in Sweden and at Escuela Tècnica Superior de Arquitectura in Barcelona. He studied Art history at Uppsala University and litterature at Lund University. From 1999 to 2003, he worked for Metro Arkitekter in Malmö, an architecture firm that focuses specifically on urban and infrastructural conditions. Fredrik Fritzson has lectured at the Schools of Architecture in Lund, Copenhagen and Barcelona and is currently teaching at the SLU, School of Landscape Architecture in Malmö. Fredrik Fritzson is co-founder of CoMa. In 2003 he founded UiD in Sweden. Fredrik Fritzson is also active within theater and film.
CV [20K]

Uwe Wütherich
production manager


Skype: uiduwe

+49 151 1840 6968 (D)
+86 136 6141 5909 (CN)
Uwe Wütherich (born 1971) was educated at the Technical University of Karlsruhe, Germany and at Escuela Tècnica Superior de Arquitectura in Barcelona, Spain. From 1998 to 2004 he worked for MBM and BOPBA Arquitectos in Barcelona and for LAP/Scott Wilson in Stuttgart, Germany and Hong Kong, China. He has lectured digital production and architectural visualization at Elisava University in Barcelona, and worked as a creative director and writer for digital media in Hamburg, Germany.

Chen Ying (Kelly)
office manager


Skype: uidkel

+86 133 8192 0353 (CN)

Kelly (born 1969) was educated at Shanghai Normal University. She has worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers Consultants (Shanghai) Limited and Luxoom Multi-media and Exhibition Design Shanghai Co., Ltd.

Zhang Meng (Summer)
graphic designer


Skype: uidsum

+86 136 7195 9323 (CN)

Summer (born 1980) is a graphic/multimedia designer who worships ZhuangZi, Lou Reed and Monty Python. She graduated from Yun Nan University in 2002.

Esbjörn Kjell
landscape architect


Skype: uidesb

+46 702 344 779 (S)

Esbjörn Kjell (born 1981) studies landscape architecture at SLU with previous studies in human ecology, japanese and spanish. He has worked for Linköping Municipality with planning and design. He currently works for UiD Öresund with planning and exhibition projects.

Sarvdeep Singh Sangwan
architect assistant


Skype: uidsar

+86 150 2139 0540 (CN)

Sarvdeep Singh Sangwan (born 1983) graduated with B.Arch in 2005 from Chandigarh College of Architecture, Chandigarh, India. He is currently pursuing his Masters in Urban Planning from Bauhaus University, Germany. He has internship experience in Planning and Urban design under Calthorpe Associates, Berkeley, California, USA.

Rebecca Zelwak
architect assistant


Skype: uidreb

+86 137 9526 9446 (CN)

Rebecca Zelwak (born 1982) is pursuing her Master's in Architecture at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen. She has intern experience from Atelier Jean Nouvel, where she worked with the new symphony hall in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Xia Zhen (Deka)
design and technical assistant


Skype: uiddek

+86 135 6465 3128 (CN)

Deka (born 1983) graduated from EE Dep. of Fudan University in 2006. So he takes charge of all the bulbs of UiD, and do some graphic job when idle.

Qian Jieyan (Jessye)
architect assistant


Skype: uidjes

+86 137 6164 9318 (CN)

Jessye (born 1986) is studying landscape architecture in Tongji university, Shanghai. She likes creative design which solves existing problems.