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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.




  • 20Aug 2016

    A new space for special collections opens at the San Diego Natural History Museum

    We provided structural engineering services for the renovation of a wing of the museum that once provided back-of-house storage space. Redeveloped to showcase a special collections gallery, what was once a forbidding, closed-off space is now an integrated and enticing part of the museum experience.

  • 17Aug 2016

    Inner-city elderly most at risk from increasing heat waves in London

    These areas combine risk factors including; high population density, a greater proportion of elderly with health and mobility issues and poorer quality housing. The warning comes at a time when the capital is on track for its warmest summer on record, with recent temperatures reaching over 33°C.

  • 31Jul 2016

    The Park shines amid lights of the Las Vegas Strip

    On April 4, the Las Vegas Strip opened its first-ever park, a spectacular public space designed by !melk. Arup’s lighting approach for the project included illuminating 16 unique shade structures — built by Rotterdam’s IHC Studio Metalix — to double as art installations. Each structure weighs between 26,000 and 44,000 pounds, and range in height from 55 to 75 feet tall. The faceted forms are compound curves with custom perforations.

  • 25Jul 2016

    ENR California announces 2016’s Best Projects

    The ENR Regional Best Projects Awards, selected by juries of local industry professionals, celebrate extraordinary projects. Chosen based on innovation, quality, and teamwork, the winners span a wide range of categories from cultural to industrial, and encompass a diverse variety of projects from performing arts centres to healthcare and government buildings.