Exterior shot of the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre at night time.Exterior shot of the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre at night time.

Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin – A 2,100-seat theatre with an innovative acoustic design.

Since our foundation in 1946, Arup has grown to be one of the largest consultancy firms in Ireland working across every aspect of today’s built environment. We are an independent firm with over 700 designers, planners, engineers, project managers, consultants and technical specialists across our four offices.

Working to deliver a sustainable future, we have built a reputation for bringing global expertise to an increasingly broad range of projects across all sectors in the construction industry. From designing buildings and infrastructure, to harnessing digital insights and providing strategic advice backed by our technical expertise, we work with our clients to solve their most complex challenges and turn exciting ideas into tangible reality.

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Based in the heart of Cork – a city with plans for accelerated growth under Ireland’s National Planning Framework – our engineering, planning and advisory services professionals blend technical expertise with a drive to shape a better world. Striving to create inclusive spaces, our staff are designing city-shaping projects, nationally and internationally.

Incorporating placemaking, our landmark projects range from commercial properties, like Horgan’s Quay, to transport planning solutions including the MacCurtain Street Public Transport Improvement Scheme, and public infrastructure, such as Mary Elmes Bridge and the Lower Lee Flood Relief Scheme.

Teams based in our WELL Certified™ office in Cork include our global Centre of Excellence for Science, Industry and Technology, our Energy, Water and Planning teams leading the way on resilient water and renewable energy solutions, including the Cork Lower Harbour and DePuy Synthes wind energy projects, and our Digital and Advisory Services teams applying data-driven insights to sustainable mobility, climate change resilience and asset optimisation.