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PROJECT

JAGUAR LAND ROVER ENGINE MANUFACTURING CENTRE

The Jaguar Land Rover Engine Manufacturing Centre draws on Arup Associates’ half century of experience in the design of innovative industrial buildings. The site for the £900m plant employing around 1400 staff, is on brownfield land outside Wolverhampton surrounded by an ecological landscape. The 185,000sqm set of buildings contain north ...

EXPLORATION

27.01.2016

SPORTS STADIA & ENHANCED REALITY, PANSTADIA

PANSTADIA & ARENA MANAGEMENT SHOWCASE SPECIAL 2015: ENHANCED REALITY Arup’s Chris Dite, Andrew Edge and Paul Brislin explain how they use virtual reality today to improve fan experience of the future. As designers, we are increasingly challenged by clients to deliver sports venues to offer an event-day atmosphere that is ...

PROJECT

CITYRINGEN METRO, COPENHAGEN

Cityringen is a 16 km underground metro, running in twin bored tunnels with 17 stations and 3 ventilation / intervention shafts. Cityringen forms a circle line around the historic centre of Copenhagen and will be connected to the existing metro stations at Kongens Nytorv and Frederiksberg by transfer tunnels. Transfer ...

EXPLORATION

28.07.2015

BUILT FOR LIVING REPORT

This report describes the issues and themes raised during a series of three workshops, which explored the relationship between the design of the built environment and human behaviour. Each workshop addressed the three following areas: • energy, water and waste • health and wellbeing • performance and productivity. The report ...

PROJECT

BROADGATE CIRCLE

The Broadgate Circle has been transformed into a new Civic hub at the heart of the Broadgate Estate. The changes dramatically improve and enrich the retail, civic and social amenity at Broadgate, whilst enhancing the original qualities of the space. The project integrates multiple functions including civic space, performance and ...

NEWS

08.01.2016

DEREK SUGDEN 1924-2015

We are very sorry to report the death of Derek Sugden on 30 December following a short illness. Derek is survived by his wife Katherine, daughter and two sons. He was 91. Derek joined the firm as an engineer in 1953 and, alongside Sir Ove Arup, Philip Dowson and Bob ...

EXPLORATION

01.12.2014

BIM TRIAL: PROJECT OVE

The study of human anatomy has traditionally been the domain of physicians, dentists, physiotherapists, nurses, paramedics, and other health professionals. What happens when you let building designers have a crack at replicating it? Project OVE. Project OVE started as an internal initiative that has evolved into something with far greater ...

NEWS

16.11.2015

SSH SUPREME AWARD FOR STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING EXCELLENCE

IStructE has awarded the National Stadium at the Singapore Sports Hub the 'Supreme Award for Structural Engineering Excellence'.   Judges comment: "The structural solution for what is now the world’s largest free-spanning dome is a testament to ultimate design optimisation and architectural-engineering collaboration. Parametric design tools were used to achieve a ...

PROJECT

ZUIDAS, AMSTERDAM

This new international transport interchange, at the heart of a major urban regeneration and development project located to the south of Amsterdam’s centre, is a ...

NEWS

11.11.2015

WOOD AWARDS 2015 JUDGES'SPECIAL AWARD WIN

The BSkyB Believe in Better Building has been awarded the Judges'Special Award at the Wood Awards 2015.  The Wood Awards recognise excellence in architecture and product design.  Now in its 44th year, the Awards are decided by an independant panel of judges including experts and specialists who visit the buildings ...

PROJECT

WELLBEING

As a practice that has always promoted people-centred design and social sustainability within our core values, Arup Associates are proactively developing an innovative new design and consultancy service centred around human health and wellbeing. While the green building movement has worked hard to highlight the importance of the end user ...

EXPLORATION

15.08.2014

BD-ONLINE BIM TASKFORCE 5: LEVELS OF LOD

After the contract, arguably the most important document on a project is now the BEP (BIM Execution Plan) setting out who does what, when and how throughout the project across all parties.

PROJECT

KING ABDULLAH SPORTS CITY NATIONAL STADIUM

The King Abdullah Sports City (KASC) project aspires to create inspirational, world-class sporting facilities for Saudi Arabia, a launchpad for a paradigm shift in participatory sport among Saudi citizens. The design is intended to imbue this international venure with a strong sense of its specific place and environment; a contemporary ...

EXPLORATION

01.08.2014

STAG - STADIUM GENERATOR

StaG is a parametric stadium generator software used for the design and optimisation of seating bowls. Developed by the Arup Sports Venue Design team, it unites our bowl design technical expertise with advanced programing techniques. StaG is at the core of our stadia and arena design development and used extensively ...

PROJECT

LD6 EQUINIX

The LD6 data centre is a major milestone Equinixfor Equinix as well as the UK digital sector. The massing of the project is enhanced by ...

EXPLORATION

23.07.2014

AT : SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN JULY 2014

Written By Ann Marie Aguilar, Associate Director, Arup AssociatesImagine a building designed and constructed to function as efficiently as a flower, informed by its local ...

NEWS

10.09.2015

'BEYOND SUSTAINABILITY'

Thank you for all those who came together to make the 'Beyond Sustainability' event such a wonderful and inspiring success on Monday.  Follow this link for follow-up information and to see how you can stay involved.

CASE STUDY

SINGAPORE NATIONAL STADIUM AND SPORTS HUB

The Singapore National Stadium forms the centrepiece of the new S$1.3 billion Singapore Sports Hub. The design is a collaboration between Arup and Arup Associates.  The defining feature of the stadium is its roof: spanning 310 metres, it is the world’s largest free-span dome. The 55,000-seat stadium is a striking ...

EXPLORATION

18.07.2014

BD-ONLINE BIM TASKFORCE 4: BIM LIBRARIES - HELP OR HINDER?

  Within Arup, we have developed a huge library of our own building objects which we can drop into 3D models. We have created these using Revit and have over 25,000 objects covering a large proportion of our needs which include engineering as well as architecture. These have been created ...

PROJECT

BSKYB BELIEVE IN BETTER BUILDING

Sky’s new Believe in Better Building, is an office and training facility with a clear social idea based around community focus, designed to enhance the wellbeing of the users. The super-flexible offices can be converted to interactive classroom environments for training and creative-thinking, or cleared to create sizeable corporate event ...

PROJECT

SPORT VENUE DESIGN

Arup Sport Venue Design (SVD) is the specialist sport division of Arup Associates, which is the centre of multi-disciplinary architecture in Arup. We provide holistic venue design solutions to architects, organising committees, contractors and event organisers across the globe. SVD has a fourteen year track record in the design and delivery of ...

CASE STUDY

Arup Associates; Qatar Showcase 2022 World Cup Development Model

QATAR SHOWCASE

How can you hold a major sporting event in temperatures of 45°C? The answer is to create a stadium like no other. Sophisticated and sustainable, ...

CASE STUDY

Druk White Lotus School

DRUK WHITE LOTUS SCHOOL

At an altitude of 3,500 metres and only accessible for six months of the year, the Leh Valley in Ladakh is about as remote as it gets. We’ve been designing and working with a trust charity since 1997 to create a place of cultural learning; a school for local children ...

CASE STUDY

Arup Associates; Citi Data Centre Frankfurt Green Wall

CITI DATA CENTRE

The ICT industry produces a staggering 2% of global CO2 emissions – a figure equivalent to aviation. Our data centre for Citi Bank in Frankfurt is the first in the world to put sustainability at its heart, setting radical new standards in an industry at the forefront of the fight ...

CASE STUDY

Arup Associates; Plantation Lane

PLANTATION LANE

The City of London is known for its twisting alleyways. But while many have been there since Medieval times, Plantation Lane has only existed since 2005. Tranquil and ethereal, this new piece of public art creates a unique pathway through one of the oldest parts of London.

CASE STUDY

Arup Associates; Ropemaker Place

ROPEMAKER

British Land Company PLC asked us to design a different kind of office space. They wanted it to be inspiring, sustainable and impressive. And above anything, they wanted commercial success from day one.

CASE STUDY

Arup Associates; Sky Studios

SKY STUDIOS

BSkyB challenged us to create a world-leading, genuinely sustainable headquarters on their West London campus. Sky Studios is our response –the world’s most sustainable broadcast facility, in more ways than one.

CASE STUDY

Dalston Lane South

DALSTON LANE SOUTH

Dalston in East London is home to a diverse mix of people, from students to young professionals to families. We designed a building where all ...