design

Seeing is believing

How can virtual reality improve design? Arup acousticians Terence Caulkins and Joseph Digerness discuss immersive technology and its potential to transform the design process.

City lights and Philly sights

This Friday we’re highlighting compelling work in the built environment, from Arup and beyond. 1. ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR Magazine spoke to Arup’s Toby Lewis and Jonathan Gervais about the upgrade to San…

Galleries and glory

This Friday we’re highlighting compelling work in the built environment, from Arup and beyond. 1. The Los Angeles Times covers the ribbon-cutting for the Broad Museum in downtown Los Angeles,…

New business models spread innovative designs

When inspiration strikes during a project, designers often lack the time and resources to pursue it. When they do manage to apply an innovative concept on one job, they can struggle…

A tiny animal inspires giant dreams

While evolution has granted humans any number of impressive skills, generating super-strong materials with our bodies isn’t one of them. For many of our fellow creatures, however, producing substances that…

Acoustic plans and Burning Man

This Friday we’re highlighting compelling work in the built environment, from Arup and beyond. 1. Architect Magazine profiles the Paul and Henri Carnal Hall at Institut Le Rosey in Switzerland. Despite…

Billy Bishop travels and thermostat battles

This Friday we’re highlighting compelling work in the built environment, from Arup and beyond. 1. The Toronto Star covers the ribbon cutting of the new Billy Bishop pedestrian tunnel, the long-awaited…