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Affordable housing on a brownfield site.

A long-term lack of house building, and a...

Duncan Laird

Duncan Laird

10 November 2016 / 5 Comment(s)

Robust green finance for developing nations. Zengamina hydro-electric scheme, Upper Zambezi river. Credit: Daniel Rea

In 2015 at COP21 in Paris, 188 nations committed...

Lokeshwar Vohra

Lokeshwar Vohra

21 July 2016 / 1 Comment(s)

You’ve never had it so good

Smog, crime, cramped living… For much of...

Matthew Dillon

Matthew Dillon

11 July 2016 / 6 Comment(s)

'Nodding-donkey' oil wells at sunset

You might be forgiven for concluding that the...

Thomas Briault

Thomas Briault

18 February 2016 / 0 Comment(s)

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Credit: Thomas Graham

Across the world, governments and sports fans...

Matt Lally

Matt Lally

08 February 2016 / 6 Comment(s)

Always open sign

As a French business continuity professional who...

Elodie Huet

Elodie Huet

11 January 2016 / 1 Comment(s)

Data mining word cloud

There are many great examples of firms like Arup...

Tim Mote

Tim Mote

17 August 2015 / 6 Comment(s)

Guangzhou Rail Station. Credit: Hufton+Crow

China is showing the rest of the world how to...

Michael Kwok

Michael Kwok

27 October 2014 / 1 Comment(s)

Sankey diagram providing a high-level view of the significant relationships from inputs through to final demand

I think that the data behind gross domestic...

Simon Roberts

Simon Roberts

11 September 2014 / 3 Comment(s)

Hong Kong Park, Hong Kong

If corporations want to compete successfully in...

Maria Montero

Maria Montero

04 August 2014 / 4 Comment(s)

Increasingly, cities will need to form strong...

Ryan Falconer

Ryan Falconer

23 June 2014 / 0 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)

Image of a sub station.

Energy storage is vital for maximising the...

Steve Saunders

Steve Saunders

13 March 2014 / 31 Comment(s)

Old Faithful Geyser in Yellowstone National Park.

Why isn’t geothermal energy used more...

Michael Chendorain

Michael Chendorain

23 January 2014 / 4 Comment(s)

HaloIPT vehicle

How do you find the next winning idea, whether...

Ian Rogers

Ian Rogers

27 November 2013 / 1 Comment(s)

The recent announcement that the UK government has finally struck a deal to build a much-needed nuclear power station is good news. But overall I am increasingly frustrated about the way the delivery of major infrastructure projects is treated as a...

Duncan Wilkinson

Duncan Wilkinson

31 October 2013 / 14 Comment(s)

There is much to agree with in the Institution of Civil Engineers’ State of the Nation report on UK transport, published a week or two ago. I would argue that the key challenge for the UK is reforming the machinery of government to unlock...

Alexander Jan

Alexander Jan

04 July 2013 / 0 Comment(s)

Since the global financial crisis in 2007, the UK’s political discourse has been greatly concerned about rebalancing the economy and moving away from a London-centric worldview with an economy overly weighted on financial services. Yet the...

Tim Chapman

Tim Chapman

23 May 2013 / 2 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 have a responsibility to work with companies developing solutions that will enable renewable energy percentages to rise beyond current limits.

In the wake of the Fukushima disaster, concerns...

Rick Maddox

Rick Maddox

31 August 2012 / 0 Comment(s)

Three sprinters take their places at the starting blocks. Credit Chris Dite. Copyright Arup.

London’s winning bid for the Olympic Games...

Tim Williams

Tim Williams

02 August 2012 / 2 Comment(s)

Cars and lorries on a Belfast motorway. Photo credit: Andrew Hazard Photography and Design.

During my time at Arup I've seen the...

Peter Head

Peter Head

19 July 2012 / 1 Comment(s)

Model of a DNA strand. Source: iStock.

So, the Higgs Boson has been found. Cue debate on...

Peter Young

Peter Young

19 July 2012 / 7 Comment(s)

There is no doubt that this remains among the most difficult economic environments we have faced in decades. In the wake of the US housing and banking collapse and Eurozone volatility, the impact of the crisis still reverberates far and wide across...

Terry Hill

Terry Hill

14 June 2012 / 2 Comment(s)

The great advantage of plastics is their...

Graham Dodd

Graham Dodd

14 June 2012 / 4 Comment(s)

The European Parliament recently agreed to a...

Alexander Jan

Alexander Jan

14 June 2012 / 2 Comment(s)

An electric vehicle 'fills up' at a charging post.

When it comes to predicting the rate of electric...

Peter Young

Peter Young

15 March 2012 / 3 Comment(s)

Today (29 November 2011), the UK Chancellor made his Autumn Statement against a backdrop of tough economic forecasts for the country. The Office for Budget Responsibility is forecasting growth of just 0.7% in 2012, which comes on the back of a...

Robert Care

Robert Care

29 November 2011 / 0 Comment(s)