A convention centre with the largest rooftop recreational parkA convention centre with the largest rooftop recreational park

SPICE is recognised in the Malaysia Book of Records  |  Image credit Eco Meridian Sdn Bhd

Established in Malaysia in 1964, Arup is proud to have shaped some of the country’s early landmarks and continues to deliver an impressive portfolio of iconic and award-winning developments, in the evolving urban landscapes of Kuala Lumpur, Penang and other states.  

Our team of more than 300 people delivers engineering and advisory services for every stage of a project, from inception to completion and after; from vision, strategy and business case through planning, engineering and project implementation to operational readiness and asset management.  

We are broadening our services by integrating our best-in-class specialist services like acoustic consulting, audio visual and multimedia, façade, fire engineering as well as advisory, master planning, smart cities and sustainable infrastructures to achieve sustainable solutions and resiliency in the built environment. 

Our multidisciplinary expertise helps clients solve their most difficult challenges, turning exciting ideas into tangible reality. 




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In the 1970s, the Penang office opened to undertake the civil and structural design for the Penang Urban Centre, known as Komtar. The 65-storey tower remains the tallest building in Penang and our involvement in its revitalisation works won the 2017 Malaysian Construction Industry Excellence Award for Best Project (medium building category).

Arup projects have enhanced connectivity and economy in Penang. They include the Second Penang Bridge, one of the longest bridges in South East Asia and Setia SPICE Convention Centre, for which we won the prestigious Association of Consulting Engineers, Malaysia  Gold Award of Special Merit 2019. 

Our team has developed its strength in urban rejuvenation of historic cities to create sustainable and liveable environments. We worked on reviving a heritage mansion as part of the Penang Digital Library II (which won the Malaysian Institute of Architects (PAM) Gold Award 2019 in the alteration & addition category), as well as the design of the basements the 88-year-old St Joseph’s Novitiate heritage building, which earned us the Association of Consulting Engineers Malaysia Gold Award of Special Merit 2013. 


Wong Sik Kwang

Arup Jururunding Sdn Bhd

Gurney Paragon Mall  Level 6  
Lots L6.01 to L6.09

163-D Persiaran Gurney  10250 Penang Malaysia

[email protected] +604 2933 800 Penang, local time - 2:24 PM Open in Google Maps