Innovation in the built environment
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Helping a Brazilian waterfront city develop tourism and business opportunities.
Sustainable urban growth planning with unique waste management.
Working to develop tourism and economic opportunities for a Brazilian waterfront city.
Fortune has compiled a list of 51 global companies that have affected major social or environmental concerns in a positive way by integrating them into their competitive strategy. Ranked alongside some of the world’s best known corporations, Arup is the only firm included from the architecture, engineering, and construction industry.
The São Paulo state government was selected to receive resources from the Prosperity Fund, a UK programme aimed at contributing to the development of the economy in developing countries. The £216,000 prize will finance the development of the SP Infra project, a guide on the best international practices of hiring and managing large infrastructure projects, particularly through public-private partnerships (PPPs).
The report examines how the introduction of new technologies such as 3D printing, self-cleaning and self-healing materials, human-robot collaboration will lead to faster, more efficient and environmentally friendly production.
The Main Press Center (MPC) of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games has received LEED Silver precertification, becoming the first building of the event to obtain such rating. Arup was responsible for providing the sustainable design and construction consultancy that enabled the building to be awarded the sustainability precertification, granted by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
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