Celebrating 30 years in China

Celebrating 30 years in China

growing with local communities and making a positive influence with our sustainable thinking and technical expertise

Shaping better Chinese cities

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!




  • 25Nov 2014

    Arup celebrates 30 years in China with a special exhibition

    The exhibition, themed 'better cities: from vision to solution', features Arup's signature projects in China, and reveals the creativity and technical excellence behind. It also illustrates the firm’s vision for future cities and provides forward-thinking strategies and realistic recommendations.

  • 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.