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Innovation in the built environment

Arup’s online magazine in the Americas.

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Exterior view of the Harvard Art Museums

Projects that illuminate

The 204,000ft2 renovation and expansion project combines three art museums under one roof.

The Harvard Art Museum
Interior view of National Sawdust

Projects that transform

Transformation of a former warehouse in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, into an intimate music venue

National Sawdust
Aerial view of Lake Mead

Projects that innovate

Leading the engineering design of a critical new intake tunnel at Lake Mead

Lake Mead Intake Tunnel No. 3
interior view of UCSF

Projects that strengthen

New 900,000ft2 teaching hospital in San Francisco

UCSF at Mission Bay

Celebrating over 25 years in the Americas

Arup in the Americas has a diverse staff of over 1,000 people in 10 offices offering planning, engineering, and design services for high-performance buildings, consulting, and major infrastructure projects.




  • 28Jun 2017

    Southern California’s I-405 design moves forward

    "The start-up of a large design-build project can be particularly challenging, as design, construction, and owner-side teams are mobilised and work together. Considering the size and complexity of this project, the cooperation, partnering, and collaboration between all the various entities has been remarkable. The I-405 project has been exemplary in establishing and maintaining a one-team atmosphere that promotes project progress.”

  • 24Apr 2017

    The Chrysalis celebrates opening on Earth Day

    The 5,000ft2 “Chrysalis” structure shelters a world-class stage beneath a steel and aluminum-shingled shell, forming a captivating collection of complex curves and arched openings to the forest beyond. We provided theatrical and lighting design, as well as structural, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineering services for this open-air pavilion.

  • 06Apr 2017

    Northeastern University Interdisciplinary Science Complex celebrates opening

    Northeastern University wanted to build the most energy efficient building possible for their new Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex (ISEC), which celebrated its opening on 3 April. In collaboration with Payette, Arup used advanced computer modelling to integrate the design of the building systems with the façade. This significantly reduced operational costs and improved energy efficiency, putting the project on the road to LEED Gold status.

  • 14Mar 2017

    UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay wins ASHE’s 2017 Vista Award

    ASHE’s Vista Awards celebrate healthcare project teams as opposed to design — honouring collaboration, creativity, and foresight in the creation of optimal healthcare environments. Winning project teams demonstrated teamwork throughout all stages of their projects, in addition to minimising patient disruption during construction and markedly improving the patients’ experience afterward.