design

Victoria and Albert and Ove

This Friday we’re highlighting Engineering the World: Ove Arup and the Philosophy of Total Design, a retrospective open now at the Victoria and Albert Museum. 1. Metropolis Magazine describes Arup’s founder as…

Poetry and practicality

This Friday we’re highlighting compelling work in the built environment, from Arup and beyond. 1. Curbed highlights Ove Arup’s pioneering and philosophically bent career, describing how he changed the design of…

Sound bites: Taller wood buildings

David Barber, a principal and fire engineer in Arup's Washington DC office, discusses the potential of tall wood buildings in the United States and a competition that hopes to spur…