Q1: Your best solution to date?
A1: The lateral support system for the 25 hectare 18m deep basement at the Marina Bay Sands Integrated Resort in Singapore.
Q2: Why is it significant?
A2: This huge fast track excavation, divided into many contracts and within deep soft clay, required extrapolation of previous experience especially with the use of unsupported circular excavations.
Q3: Your particular skill?
A3: Modelling soil behaviour, defining earthquake ground motion and designing for it.
A4: Arriving at solutions that work as intended and that can be constructed.
Q5: Why Arup?
A5: Personal freedom in an environment of enthusiasts while being involved with world class projects.;