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A New Pillar of Sustainability Opens in Sydney

A new look for the Sydney skyline, 200 George Street, opened on Wednesday 22 June. The tower features Australia’s first closed-cavity façade, and its innovative timber blinds create a distinctive golden landmark amongst the city’s concrete and steel backdrop.…

Ellen MacArthur Foundation Names Arup as Knowledge Partner for the Built Environment

June 23, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

Announced at the Foundation’s 2016 CE100 Annual Summit in London, Arup and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation will be working together to develop circular…

Arup Report Reveals Why Walking is Good for Business

June 20, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

Arup launches ‘Cities Alive: Towards a walking world’- a new report that analyses research and trends in city design to show how walking friendly…

Arup Wins CIHT Major Project Award

Arup, working in partnership with the Welsh Government, Carillion TACP, Arcadis and Jacobs, has won the Major Projects Award at the annual Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (CIHT) Awards for the A465 Section 3 Dualling: Brynmawr to Tredegar…

Modular Micro Apartments to Help Solve Student Housing Issues in Berlin

The modular construction of a new concept of micro apartments has started today in Germany. This concept, developed by Arup, Berlinovo Immobilien GmbH and other experts, was created to better meet the high demand for affordable student housing in Berlin. The…

Climate Change Adaptation Costs Set to Soar on the Railway

May 31, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Rail

Britain’s railway is facing a dramatic increase in the cost of dealing with extreme weather over coming decades unless it starts taking pre-emptive adaptation measures now, according to new research. The ‘Tomorrow’s Railway and Climate Change Adaptation’…

New City Resilience Index launched by Arup and Rockefeller Foundation

The City Resilience Index (CRI), developed by Arup with the support from the Rockefeller Foundation provides a comprehensive, technically robust and globally applicable basis for measuring city resilience. This first-of-its-kind tool allows cities, policy-makers,…

Arup Records Triple Success at Hong Kong Structural Excellence Awards

May 11, 2016 - in Awards, Corporate, Design/Engineering

Sludge Treatment Facility in Hong Kong, Guangzhou Chow Tai Fook Finance Centre and Riverside 66 in Tianjin, all designed and engineered by Arup, have received top accolades at the Structural Excellence Awards 2016. Organised by the Hong Kong Institution of…

Design Begins on a Renovated Union Station in Washington, D.C.

Arup, in collaboration with Amtrak, KGP Design Studio, and Grimshaw, has commenced design on the concourse modernization project at Union Station in Washington DC. This near-term comprehensive renovation of the station’s intercity and commuter rail concourse…

Arup Honored at Global Water Awards

April 27, 2016 - in Awards, Corporate, Design/Engineering, Water

Two Arup projects were recognised with prestigious industry awards at the Global Water Awards. The awards were presented on 19 April at a ceremony in Abu Dhabi as part of the Global Water Summit.  Established in 2006 by Global Water Intelligence, the annual…