cities

A conservationist turns to the city

The burning of fossil fuels for heat and electricity constitutes the largest single source of global greenhouse gas emissions. That realization is one of the threads running through the career…

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…

Urban action, global change

In 1800, less than 5% of the world’s population lived in urban areas; by 2050, this figure will hit 70%. As more and more people turn to urban ecosystems to…

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