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.

Arup is one of the largest engineering consulting firms in Ireland, with over 550 qualified and accredited engineers and staff in our four offices. We have built a reputation for unrivalled local expertise and knowledge.

We have been delivering landmark projects since our foundation in 1946, when Sir Ove Arup teamed up with a local architect, Michael Scott of Scott Tallon Walker. The design of Busáras, the Irish national bus company headquarters, was Arup's first project in Ireland. This represents outstanding importance in the history of Irish architecture.

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The Dublin office was Arup’s first outside London, set up in 1946 on appointment to the award-winning Busáras central bus station. Since then, we have helped to shape and create buildings and infrastructure throughout Ireland and internationally, including Dublin Airport’s Terminal 2 and Visual Control Tower, the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Bridge which is Ireland’s longest bridge and smart water pumps in Uganda.  

With a focus on sustainable development, our engineers, planners, consultants and digital experts are delivering design consultancy services across the full range of sectors in the built environment.  

Our people strive to constantly incorporate the latest design approaches and advancements in technology. From enhancing liveability within cities and neighbourhoods, to designing offices that support new ways of working and upgrading existing buildings in line with the European Green Deal, we help our clients to prepare for the challenges facing the world today.