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Building the dream

— London


Engineering company Arup is the name that connects the Sydney Opera House to the proposed Guggenheim museum in Abu Dhabi. The owner-operated firm’s pioneering staff are the go-to guys if you want to construct the impossible.

Architecture, Development, Management, Urbanism

There are many things that contribute to creating a great city: iconic buildings, ­efficient public transport and green space to name just a few. And you could argue that today the list should also include Arup, the engineering firm that made its name helping architects achieve the seemingly impossible and which has now extended its remit to include urban planning, design, transport infrastructure and consulting.

It’s a powerhouse of a firm. Mention a major city-based project anywhere in the world and chances are that Arup is involved – from Abu…


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