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  • 12Jan 2016

    New leadership named in the Americas Region

    The new management team aims to bring the world’s best ideas and advice to our clients in the Americas. By leveraging digital technologies to provide clients with efficient and inventive solutions, Howard will both drive the vision for the firm’s future and serve as a steward of Arup’s legacy.

  • 23Dec 2015

    SP Infra hosts course on industry best practices

    In early December, São Paulo Tenders and Infrastructure Projects (SP Infra), as part of their collaboration with Arup through the Prosperity Fund, held a series of classes taught by professors from the Getúlio Vargas Foundation. Attended by several state government officials, the course focused on the structuring of infrastructure projects in Brazil, including the potential for public-private partnerships.

  • 22Dec 2015

    The Museu do Amanhã opens in Rio de Janeiro

    On 19 December, the Museu do Amanhã — or the Museum of Tomorrow — opened to the public. Arup, in collaboration with Casagrande Engineering, provided project review services for structural engineering, air conditioning systems, façades, and facilities.

  • 17Dec 2015

    Sustainability certification system in Brazil expands to residential buildings

    The Referencial GBC Brasil Casa certification program — a tool providing guidelines to sustainably design, build, and operate buildings — was initially developed by the Green Building Council Brazil Technical Committee, a group comprised of professionals, educators, and public officials.