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Water treatment works

It’s the most essential element to human...

Chris Luebkeman

Chris Luebkeman

09 January 2017 / 3 Comment(s)

Habitat III calls for sustainability for all

Since its original Habitat I declaration, signed...

Sachin Bhoite

Sachin Bhoite

17 October 2016 / 0 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)

Dubai skyscrapers. Credit: Zsuzsanna Schreck

Current UN projections show that there will be 11...

Hrvoje Cindric

Hrvoje Cindric

06 October 2014 / 9 Comment(s)

Cyclists and pedestrians on a London street. Credit: Thomas Graham

In London, streets make up 80% of public space....

Claire McConnell

Claire McConnell

15 September 2014 / 22 Comment(s)

2014 has kicked off with a host of news stories reminding us about some of the big issues we wrestle with at Arup every day – risk, resilience and climate change. North America is in the deep freeze with ice storms and temperatures plunging...

Philip Dilley

Philip Dilley

15 January 2014 / 4 Comment(s)

Lego blocks to illustrate "[Agile city design] means thinking more Legoland than Disneyland.

If we are to make cities work for people in the...

Steve Lennon

Steve Lennon

23 March 2012 / 2 Comment(s)

Repairs being undertaken to buildings in Christchurch

Following the disastrous earthquakes that have...

Andrew Wisdom

Andrew Wisdom

17 February 2012 / 5 Comment(s)

The Melbourne Skyline. Copyright Martin Saunders Photography. (Arup ref 83142-11)" title="The Melbourne Skyline. Copyright Martin Saunders Photography. (Arup ref 83142-11)

Like many countries, Australia is becoming...

Steve Lennon

Steve Lennon

04 November 2011 / 3 Comment(s)

A busy pedestrian crossing. Copyright KingWu.

Like many young, second-generation Singapore...

Roxanne Toh

Roxanne Toh

31 August 2011 / 2 Comment(s)

The world’s population is forecast to reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to the United Nations, which presents both a challenge and an opportunity for us all. With more than half of these people living in urban areas, new ways...

Susan Claris

Susan Claris

23 June 2011 / 4 Comment(s)

Those who run the world’s major cities are...

David Singleton

David Singleton

13 June 2011 / 1 Comment(s)

Credit: The Urban Design Group. Vyonyx/Arup/Shanghai Industrial Investment Corporation

It was late 2005 when Arup's eco city design team...

Michael Velders

Michael Velders

29 March 2011 / 1 Comment(s)

A recent report by the Institution of Mechanical...

David Singleton

David Singleton

10 March 2011 / 2 Comment(s)

Is pressure washing roads and applying dust...

Michael Bull

10 January 2011 / 2 Comment(s)