Shanghai Expo UBPA (c) EXPO Shanghai Group

A continuing legacy

Redevelopment of the former Expo site into a worldwide showcase of sustainable urban regeneration.

Shanghai Expo UBPA redevelopment
Yujiapu Traffic Hub

A station with an ambition

A terminal for the Beijing-Tianjing high speed railway with the largest single-layer roof in China.

Yujiapu traffic hub

An urban oasis

Hong Kong’s first zero carbon building designed for the city’s specific climate challenges.

Construction Industry Council ZCB
China Zun (c)Kohn Pederson Fox Associates PC

Jewel of Beijing's skyline

Beijing's tallest building inspired by traditional Chinese ritual vessel 'zun'

China Zun (Z15)
Raffles City, Chongqing (c)Safdie Architect

A rising symbol of Western China

A super scale development comprising eight towers gently arcing forward, like a ship in full sail

Raffles City Chongqing
Honk Kong sludge treatment facility, Credit Veolia Water Leighton John Holland Joint Venture

Glorious sludge

Raising environmental awareness by encouraging people to see the inner workings of the sewage treatment process.

Hong Kong Sludge Treatment Facility
Lau Fau Shan, credit HKSAR Government.

Green retreat

Shaping a heritage site as an eco-cultural park encapsulating ecological, cultural and natural resources

Enhancement of Lau Fau Shan rural township
Hong Kong West Drainage Tunnel

Relieving flood risk

An 'underground dragon' that safeguards the public and relieves flood risk in a low-lying urban area.

Hong Kong West Drainage Tunnel
Kunming Changshui International Airport (c) Zhou Ruogu Architecture Photography

An iconic gateway

A unique terminal building with a ‘ribbon’ steel structure

Kunming Changshui International Airport

Transforming the urban landscape

Arup has over 30 years’ presence in Greater China, providing a full spectrum of design, engineering, planning and consulting services. We have worked on many of the region’s most iconic structures, including the Bird’s Nest and Water Cube in Beijing, Stonecutters Bridge in Hong Kong and Taipei Performing Arts Centre in Taipei. We are involved in cross-boundary facilities that are helping to forge closer ties in the territory, including Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge and Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link.

This year marks our 30th anniversary in mainland China, and we are celebrating the great people, projects and perspectives that bring us where we are today and into the future. Check out our dedicated mini site!




  • 11Sep 2014

    Young Engineer Award at the IABSE 2014

    The tool, developed by our engineers in London and Madrid, allows a rapid design of suspended footbridges by empowering local engineers in developed countries. It includes bridge-building processes and adjustments to different needs and construction requirements.

  • 04Aug 2014

    New report highlights strategies for China’s urban development

    As part of WEF's the Future of Urban Development initiative (FUD), the report identifies transportation, urban energy management and sustainable industry development as main challenges facing Chinese cities. It also provides recommendations for the two Champion Cities, Dalian and Zhangjiakou.

  • 11Jun 2014

    Quality Building Awards 2014

    The New Campuses of Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI) and Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Lee Wai Lee) won the best-of-all-projects Quality Excellence Award and Grand Awards in the Hong Kong Non-residential (New building) category.  Arup was the structural engineer of HKDI, delivering a creative structural solution to the innovation design featuring a floating platform supported by four teaching towers.

  • 20May 2014

    Arup tops Structural Excellence Awards

    Organised by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers/The Institution of Structural Engineers Joint Structural Division (HKIE/IStructE JSD), this annual prestigious award was designed to promote excellence in structural engineering and achievement by structural engineers in Hong Kong.