The Future

The future is fiction

Around the start of the 20th century, a number of French artists, including Jean-Marc Côté, depicted their visions of the future in the form of illustrated postcards. They imagined life…

A water expert looks to the future

Water plays a major role in many of the planet’s most pressing challenges, from food security to political instability. With a resource so critical and a set of related issues…

Can we ensure energy resilience after a disaster?

Today’s research is tomorrow’s design. We’re asking researchers within Arup and beyond to describe their work and its potential applications. Russell Carr, an electrical engineer in our San Francisco office,…

Visualizing zoning futures

Today’s research is tomorrow’s design. We’re asking researchers within Arup and beyond to describe their work and its potential applications. Jordan Woodson, a structural engineer in Arup’s Washington DC office,…

New frontiers for digital graphics in the built environment

Boundary-pushing experiments from media and software companies like the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and Tableau are revolutionizing digital graphics, raising public expectations for sophisticated visuals and interactivity.…

Water resilience in dry climates

Today’s research is tomorrow’s design. We’re asking researchers within Arup and beyond to describe their work and its potential applications. Rowan Roderick-Jones, an environmental scientist and civil engineer in Arup’s…