Constitutional Court, Braamfontein, image credit: Angela Buckland

Sustainable engineering

Pioneering engineering measures that preserve the memory of the past.

Constitutional Court

Arup’s influence in shaping South Africa’s built environment can be seen in Johannesburg’s iconic skyline to the winding roads in Cape Town. Committed to creating sustainable communities, we have brought our global skills and local knowledge to bear in building design, consulting and infrastructure projects ranging from the Central Terminal Building for OR Tambo International to the Green Star SA commercial property rating system.




  • 23Sep 2016

    Ian Taylor appointed Global Aviation Business Leader

    Ian joined Arup in 1993 and has worked in the UK, Ireland, USA and Asia.  Since 2009, he has served as Aviation Business Leader in East Asia, playing a leading role in expanding the Firm’s presence in China. Previously, he led the Aviation team in the UK, Middle East and Africa.

  • 17Dec 2015

    Arup continues growth and improves performance

    The firm’s annual income rose to £1.13bn as a result of strong financial growth in the UK, Asia and America. The Group generated profits before taxation and profit sharing to staff of £96.7 million. As the firm has no external shareholders, the employee-owned business was able to distribute two thirds of this profit back to staff members.

  • 10Dec 2015

    Sir Jack Zunz awarded honorary doctorate

    This is in recognition of Sir Jack’s vast contribution to engineering and the built environment, as well as his philanthropic initiatives, implemented through the Ove Arup Foundation.

  • 26Feb 2015

    Arup named Technical Adviser of the Year

    These prestigious awards recognise outstanding firms in the region delivering excellence, achievement and innovation in energy and infrastructure finance over the last 12 months.