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Designing with Data: Shaping Our Future Cities

November 6, 2013 - in Feature, Featured, Planning

With the dawn of a ‘smart’ era the world is undergoing a transformation not seen since the industrial revolution. As more and more of us take to twitter, use the internet to influence governance or map our daily activities, policy makers and business are…

World-first ‘Sensing City’ Project Launched

September 4, 2013 - in Corporate, Sensors, Smart Cities

Sensing City is a world-first project which will see sensors installed in Christchurch to collect real-time information about how a city actually works.…

Satellite Images Reveal London’s Heat Island Effect

August 6, 2013 - in Analysis, Corporate, Environment

Following a project to visualise how high temperatures affect urban areas and communities, Arup is now undertaking further research to understand how…

Report Shows that Incorporating Resiliency When Repairing Damaged Infrastructure Returns Savings

April 27, 2013 - in Emergency, Projects, Renewal/Retrofit

Damages caused by extreme weather phenomena are increasing around the globe. In 2012, the costs of such damages totaled approximately US$160 billion worldwide. With dense populations, cities are particularly vulnerable to natural hazards. For example, Superstorm…