The Future

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…

The walking city

Today’s research is tomorrow’s design. We’re asking researchers within Arup and beyond to describe their work and its potential applications. Demetrio Scopelliti, an architect in our Milan office, spoke with…

City action on climate change

Today’s research is tomorrow’s design. We’re asking researchers within Arup and beyond to describe their work and its potential applications. Harriet O’Brien and Annie Gibbons, energy and climate change consultants…

Better cities through… asparagus?

Today’s research is tomorrow’s design. We’re asking researchers within Arup and beyond to describe their work and its potential applications. Martin Pauli, an architect and materials specialist in our Berlin office, told us…

Research roundup: Rating resilience

Today’s research is tomorrow’s design. We’re asking researchers within Arup and beyond to describe their work and its potential applications. For our first post, San Francisco-based structural engineer Ibrahim Amulfti discusses…

Peering into the future of the built environment

Faced with ever-shorter cycles of change, communities, governments, and businesses increasingly recognize the need to prepare for a broad spectrum of possible futures. Figuring out what this means and how to accomplish…

Why use old data for new buildings?

A recent report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) confirmed that the effects of climate change are already being felt around the globe, leading to serious problems in…