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Wellbeing graphic.

An organisation that is first and foremost...

Liz Swinstead

Liz Swinstead

20 April 2017 / 6 Comment(s)

A cog creating change in its environment graphic

Despite the best of intentions, large,...

Cat Dean

Cat Dean

23 February 2017 / 2 Comment(s)

Sage Gateshead, a concert venue (arena) and centre for musical education.

In my view, while infrastructure and services are...

Matthew Atwood

Matthew Atwood

12 January 2017 / 4 Comment(s)

Use psychology to build better collaborations

With the increasing need to meet emerging...

Natalie Glass

Natalie Glass

25 July 2016 / 7 Comment(s)

It’s time to treat shift workers responsibly

In our always-on, 24/7 world, shift working has...

Rebecca Milner

Rebecca Milner

23 June 2016 / 8 Comment(s)

Making innovation real

Faced with ambitious goals but often highly...

Savina Carluccio

Savina Carluccio

21 April 2016 / 2 Comment(s)

Workplace equality and paternal leave

The amount of paid parental leave varies greatly,...

Graham Redman

Graham Redman

10 March 2016 / 22 Comment(s)

Computer search for manager drawing

Much has been written about the way that...

Marcus Morrell

Marcus Morrell

15 February 2016 / 4 Comment(s)

Cape Town Station travellers. Credit: Caroline Sohie

How can you build a bridge without considering...

Caroline Sohie

Caroline Sohie

21 December 2015 / 4 Comment(s)

Start-up word cloud

Intrapreneurship is about encouraging employees...

Berk Kincioglu

Berk Kincioglu

12 November 2015 / 8 Comment(s)

Security gate at Beijing Capital International Airport. Credit: Frank Palmer

I don’t believe current aviation security...

Stacey Peel

Stacey Peel

04 June 2015 / 0 Comment(s)

Young, black, female engineers at work. Credit: Candice Wakefield

As we celebrate Africa Day today, I think it is a...

Hleziphi Mtshizana

Hleziphi Mtshizana

25 May 2015 / 5 Comment(s)

Female engineer at work

Arup is nothing without its people. We rely on...

Gregory Hodkinson

Gregory Hodkinson

06 March 2015 / 15 Comment(s)

Mosaic in the Metropol Parasol Plaza de la Encarnaci n de Sevilla

Dealing with freshly discovered archaeological...

Richard Hughes

Richard Hughes

28 July 2014 / 1 Comment(s)

Macademia Nuts growing on the tree.

If the world is going to feed its growing and...

Eike Sindlinger

Eike Sindlinger

09 June 2014 / 5 Comment(s)

La Alhóndiga in Bilbao, a multi-purpose venue designed by Philippe Starck.

In Europe 80% of the population lives in cities....

Flavio Tejada

Flavio Tejada

19 May 2014 / 0 Comment(s)

Oscar Wilde in his favourite coat. Black and white portrait. Image source Wikimedia Commons.

“If we can reach a stage where each man or...

Peter Murray

Peter Murray

15 August 2013 / 12 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)

For large organisations, project prioritisation can be plagued by pet projects, emotional bargaining and unsubstantiated yet enticing claims of potential benefits. My advice would be to turn your thinking upside down and assess every project or...

Steve Lennon

Steve Lennon

21 June 2012 / 2 Comment(s)

Innovation is critical to economic growth, progress, and the fate of the planet. Although innovation may seem to happen at random, planners and politicians could take advantage of patterns that emerge to encourage innovation and growth.  One...

Steve Jurvetson

Steve Jurvetson

17 May 2012 / 2 Comment(s)

notes displaying company values

In this tough economic environment, there is much...

Steve Lennon

Steve Lennon

23 February 2012 / 1 Comment(s)

Theatre stalls and boxes

Chairing a recent debate at the Barbican in...

Rob Harris

Rob Harris

29 November 2011 / 1 Comment(s)

Engineers at work

The Leveson Inquiry is investigating the practice...

Simon Dent

Simon Dent

29 November 2011 / 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 / 16 Comment(s)

The word 'Imagine' is spray-painted on the wall of Greenhouse by Joost. Copyright Arup.

The designers of our future are people who can...

Steve Lennon

Steve Lennon

16 November 2011 / 4 Comment(s)

Spiralling concrete ramps of the Penguin Pool at London Zoo, Arup's first project completed in 1935. Copyright Arup." title="Spiralling concrete ramps of the Penguin Pool at London Zoo, Arup's first project completed in 1935. Copyright Arup.

Good design is cool, right? Definitely. But good...

Steve Lennon

Steve Lennon

04 November 2011 / 0 Comment(s)