Exterior of the Olver Transit Center. Credit Charles Rose Architects.

Projects that Optimise Energy

The first net zero energy transit centre in the United States.

John W. Olver Transit Center
Exterior of 250 W 55th Street. Credit Arup.

Projects that Innovate

Creative structural design led to significant cost savings for this office tower.

250 West 55th Street
Exterior of the Newport Beach Civic Center and Park. Credit Arup.

Projects that Inspire

New civic facility that creates a centre for the community.

Newport Beach Civic Center and Park
Interior of the Judd Foundation. Credit James Ewing Photography.

Projects that Stimulate

Restoration and preservation of a renowned artist’s live/work space in Soho.

Judd Foundation

Celebrating over 25 years in the Americas

Arup in the Americas has a diverse staff of over 1,000 people in 10 offices offering planning, engineering, and design services for high-performance buildings, consulting, and major infrastructure projects.

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  • 17Jul 2014

    Diversity and Inclusion Knowledge Cards released

    Diversity is the driver of innovation in the workplace, a core message the Society of Women Engineers is proud to promote through a partnership with Arup. The Diversity and Inclusion Knowledge Cards are a set of tools for organisations and companies looking for best practices designed to explore the value of diversity in the workplace.

  • 10Jul 2014

    Tallest US flagpole dedicated

    Arup served as the technical advisor for this 400ft-tall, free-standing flagpole owned by the ACUITY Insurance Company. The pole, which is currently the largest in the United States, was dedicated in June.

  • 07Jul 2014

    Two projects honoured with Lumen Awards

    The Parrish Art Museum and the Lowline were honoured with awards by the Illuminating Engineering Society New York City (IESNYC) at their 46th annual gala. The citation-level award and the Award of Excellence, the highest-level award possible, were presented before more than 300 participants representing the lighting design industry. The IESNYC’s judging criteria included design excellence, originality, and creativity in lighting design.

  • 25Jun 2014

    Hy-Fi reinvents the brick

    The concept for Hy-Fi, designed by The Living, won MoMA’s Young Architects Program and was chosen to be displayed in the courtyard of MoMA PS1 in Queens, New York. The bricks are made from microscopic, fibrous fungi bound to agricultural waste; in layman’s terms, a tower made almost entirely out of mushrooms. The Living’s inspiration originally sprung from Ecovative, a manufacturing company founded to develop alternate uses for the mushroom mycelium. Mycelium, when bound to agricultural waste, creates a strong, resilient matrix that can be moulded into any shape. With the Ecovative-grown mushroom brick in hand, The Living approached Arup to explore how tall they could build their mushroom tower.

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