UiD was a networking urban consultancy founded by Danish architect-urbanist Henrik Valeur in Barcelona in 1997 following a prizewinning entry for a new university in Copenhagen (U97). Initially an acronym for “Urban Investigators & Developers” the meaning of the name was later changed to “un-identified”. From 2001, after having initiated the research project CoMa together, UiD was run in partnership with Swedish architect and comedian Fredrik Fritzson. The partnership was inspired by the thinking of Rem Koolhaas, Toyo Ito and the likes, as well as by the discourse espoused by the Spanish magazine Quaderns in the late 1990s. UiD exerted some influence on the succeeding generation of architects, especially in Denmark. The work was exploratory and experimental, encompassing conceptual design, exhibitions, film production, publications, research projects, seminars, tours and workshops as well as consultancy for some relatively large-scale urban development projects. Henrik Valeur and UiD was appointed curator for the Danish contribution to the architecture biennale in Venice in 2006. The project CO-EVOLUTION: Danish/Chinese Collaboration on Sustainable Urban Development in China was awarded the Golden Lion for Best National Pavilion. With this project UiD bifurcated into a Scandinavian office located in Malmö and a Chinese office located in Shanghai. The last activities of UiD include a joint project by the two offices for bicycle parking in Malmö, The Bicycle Tower, which was exhibited at the World Expo in Shanghai in 2010.