Ove Arup

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Creating a new respect for engineering

As co-curator of Engineering the World: Ove Arup...

Zofia Trafas White

Zofia Trafas White

25 August 2016 / 0 Comment(s)

Ove Arup and the legacy of Total Design. Penguin Pool, London Zoo. Credit: Peter MacKinven

When Ove Arup first formed the firm Arup,...

Tristram Carfrae

Tristram Carfrae

20 June 2016 / 2 Comment(s)

National Theater Taichung

Recently I have been asked to think about quality...

Patricia Johnstone

Patricia Johnstone

14 September 2015 / 13 Comment(s)

Ove Arup

I believe that by employing the techniques of the...

Richard Boyd

Richard Boyd

10 March 2014 / 21 Comment(s)

On 4 July, Arup hosted UK Government Ministers, Vince Cable and Jo Swinson in our London office for the country’s first Employee Ownership Day. The initiative is aimed at raising awareness of the benefits of this type of management structure,...

Philip Dilley

Philip Dilley

04 July 2013 / 2 Comment(s)

A crane lowers a prefabricated wall into place as part of a prefabricated home assembly. Source istock #7289024.

I first encountered Ove Arup in 1964 when I was...

Peter Lennard

Peter Lennard

01 May 2013 / 11 Comment(s)

The bridge building team standing on the finished bridge.

Sam Goldwyn once said, “Never make...

Philip Dilley

Philip Dilley

20 December 2012 / 0 Comment(s)

Engineers for Overseas Development Cardiff (EFOD) were approached by the Care & Share Foundation to design & construct an orphanage for 85 orphans in the town of Soroti, Uganda. Arup Engineers volunteered as part of EFOD on this project.

I recently invited global culture expert and...

Steve Lennon

Steve Lennon

12 July 2012 / 0 Comment(s)

Staff read in Arup's Hong Kong Office 'Knowledge Centre'. Copyright Arup.

The financial storms battering the global economy...

Philip Dilley

Philip Dilley

16 February 2012 / 1 Comment(s)

Black and white portrait of Sir Ove Arup, a philosopher and engineer who founded Arup in 1946. Copyright Arup.

The death of Apple CEO Steve Jobs has focussed...

David Macdonald

David Macdonald

18 November 2011 / 18 Comment(s)