UNI is a design/build company founded by Chaewon Kim and Beat Schenk in Cambridge, MA in 2003 and acts simultaneously in the roles of architect, builder, owner and developer, seeking innovative design solutions.Kim and Schenk both received bachelor of architecture degrees from Southern California Institute of Architecture. Kim received her master degree from Harvard Design School

and has worked at SOM & SANNA. Schenk received his master degree from Columbia University and has worked at Frank O. Gehry partners & OMA.