About Arup

Founded in 1946 by Danish engineer Ove Arup, Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of services. We design and help build things like roads, buildings, cars and football stadiums. Through our work, we aim to make a positive difference and shape a better world.  Arup projects such as the Sydney Opera House, the Beijing Water Cube and The Gherkin in London, showcase our world-class design and deep commitment to sustainability.
The Foresight team at Arup identifies and monitors trends and issues that are likely to have a significant impact upon the future of the built environment and our wider society. This includes looking at the impacts of new technologies, changing lifestyles and environmental trends such as climate change.

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