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Sound bites: Extending the life of oil tanks

For our Sound Bites series, we're asking designers and other experts what they consider the most important ideas affecting the built environment today and in the future. Arup's Cameron Dunn…

Sound bites: Material, shape, and structure

For our Sound Bites series, we're asking designers and other experts what they consider the most important ideas affecting the built environment today and in the future. Here, Mark Bowers…

Sound bites: Buildings and wellness

For our Sound Bites series, we're asking designers and other experts what they consider the most important ideas affecting the built environment today and in the future. Pallavi Mantha discussed…

Sound bites: Keeping rail passengers safe

For our Sound Bites series, we're asking designers and other experts what they consider the most important ideas affecting the built environment today and in the future. Steve Clark explained…

An artist in small matters

Ove Arup’s prominent place in architectural history owes as much to his broad-ranging curiosity as his formidable technical skill. Having studied philosophy before turning to design, he remained intellectually voracious throughout his life, cheerfully…

John Ronan on designing for innovation

Innovation centers are a growing trend across business and academia. I spoke with architect John Ronan, who was recently selected to design the home for the Illinois Institute of Technology’s (IIT)…

Having it all: The price of leadership

Arup principal Fiona Cousins serves on the board of the Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation, which focuses on the role of women in the building industry. The organization’s blog published her thoughts…

We want to be the best

As of April 1, Greg Hodkinson will take over the role of Arup’s global chairman (succeeding Philip Dilley, who has stepped down to take on other roles). Francesca Birks spoke…