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Innovation in the built environment

Arup’s online magazine in the Americas.

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Exterior view of the Harvard Art Museums

Projects that illuminate

The 204,000ft2 renovation and expansion project combines three art museums under one roof.

The Harvard Art Museum
Interior view of National Sawdust

Projects that transform

Transformation of a former warehouse in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, into an intimate music venue

National Sawdust
Aerial view of Lake Mead

Projects that innovate

Leading the engineering design of a critical new intake tunnel at Lake Mead

Lake Mead Intake Tunnel No. 3
interior view of UCSF

Projects that strengthen

New 900,000ft2 teaching hospital in San Francisco

UCSF at Mission Bay

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.




  • 24Apr 2017

    The Chrysalis celebrates opening on Earth Day

    The 5,000ft2 “Chrysalis” structure shelters a world-class stage beneath a steel and aluminum-shingled shell, forming a captivating collection of complex curves and arched openings to the forest beyond. We provided theatrical and lighting design, as well as structural, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineering services for this open-air pavilion.

  • 06Apr 2017

    Northeastern University Interdisciplinary Science Complex celebrates opening

    Northeastern University wanted to build the most energy efficient building possible for their new Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex (ISEC), which celebrated its opening on 3 April. In collaboration with Payette, Arup used advanced computer modelling to integrate the design of the building systems with the façade. This significantly reduced operational costs and improved energy efficiency, putting the project on the road to LEED Gold status.

  • 14Mar 2017

    UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay wins ASHE’s 2017 Vista Award

    ASHE’s Vista Awards celebrate healthcare project teams as opposed to design — honouring collaboration, creativity, and foresight in the creation of optimal healthcare environments. Winning project teams demonstrated teamwork throughout all stages of their projects, in addition to minimising patient disruption during construction and markedly improving the patients’ experience afterward.

  • 04Jan 2017

    Second Avenue Subway celebrates first phase completion

    The AECOM-Arup joint venture celebrated the completion of the first phase of the Second Avenue Subway for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA). The first major expansion of New York City’s subway system in nearly a century, the 1.8 mile stretch of track runs between 63rd and 96th streets and consists of three new stations, plus one upgraded station. The AECOM-Arup joint venture provided full engineering and architectural services for the first phase of the $4.451bn landmark project, which broke ground in April 2007.