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Cape Town pair develop water importance initiative

By: Donna Slater     11th December 2020 Independent facilitator Peter Willis and filmmaker Victor van Aswegen have collaborated to build a unique initiative to capture learnings from Cape Town’s 2017/18 water crisis, during which a prolonged drought resulted in the city almost running out of potable water resources. The Cape Town... 

Real Play Coalition Challenges Cities to Become More Child-Friendly with Global City Design Competition

By: Creamer Media Reporter      12th February 2020 The competition is driven by the newly released Urban Play Framework, a new tool to help cities create environments that nurture play and promote children’s development On 11 February 2020, the Real Play Coalition (RPC) – a consortium made up of Arup, IKEA (Ingka Group), National Geographic, the... 

Local Arup lighting design shortlisted for international award

By: Creamer Media Reporter      12th December 2019 The external lighting strategy, devised by Arup,  of the new Park Square development in Umhlanga was shortlisted in the SPACES category in the international  [d]arc awards. Created by two of the  most widely read and respected lighting design publications in the world,  arc and darc magazines,... 

New Arup report reveals best and worst scenarios for the future of our planet

By: Creamer Media Reporter      10th December 2019 An ever-expanding population and declining planetary health could lead to gigantic air domes combatting the leading cause of death, air pollution, and the total destabilisation of global weather patterns. This is according to one of the four future scenarios for our planet in a new report... 

The UK makes further investments in small modular reactor technologies

By: Rebecca Campbell     9th August 2019 The British Government has announced that it is investing £18-million in a small modular reactor (SMR) project being developed by a consortium of companies led by Rolls-Royce. It will also invest up to £40-million in research and development grants for up to four advanced modular reactor (AMR)... 

Arup Lights Up Park Square

By: Creamer Media Reporter      2nd August 2019 The external lighting strategy of the new Park Square development, devised by Arup, embraces the latest in lighting concepts.  The  R1bn development mixed-use office and retail development situated in the heart of Umhlanga New Town Centre in Kwa-Zulu Natal opened late 2018. Arup provided... 

Arup incubates a digital materials transfer platform

By: Creamer Media Reporter      1st July 2019 DigiYard, conceptualised for an internal Arup ideas competition, will be a digital platform that looks to facilitate the flow of usable construction waste and surplus building material from construction sites to informal settlement upgrading projects. The platform aims to reduce construction... 

Arup backs cities to help reach their climate change targets

By: Creamer Media Reporter      28th June 2019 Arup has announced a renewal of its partnership with C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) to affect meaningful, measurable and sustainable action on climate change. Led by its ambition to shape a better world, Arup will back cities to rapidly reduce emissions to prevent catastrophic climate... 

The Leonardo, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     31st May 2019 The Leonardo high-rise building will eclipse the 50-storey Carlton Centre, in downtown Johannesburg, as South Africa’s tallest skyscraper, with 55 storeys. 

International Arup expert speaks on Building Fire Safety at Johannesburg Conference

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th April 2019 Dr Susan Lamont, Associate Director at Arup, spoke on ‘Safeguarding the fire strategy for the life of a building’ at the IFE Fire Safety Professional Development Seminar 2019 on Thursday 4 April in Sandton. Dr Lamont has worked in the fire protection industry for 19 years in the UK, USA, Middle... 

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