Photo of the Aspire Tower, image credit: Midmac-Six Construct

Torch shaped tower

Built as part of the 2006 Asian Games, the tower is shaped like a torch and held the symbolic flame for the duration of the Games.

Aspire Tower

Arup's expertise in structural engineering, vertical transportation and building design work in Qatar is evident in Doha's Aspire Tower, built for the 2006 Asian Games. The project is testament to our genuinely collaborative approach and multidisciplinary service offering. Arup’s presence in the Gulf also includes an office Dubai United Arab Emirates.

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  • 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.

  • 17Oct 2013

    Arup announces Chairman-Elect

    Gregory Hodkinson will become Global Chairman of the Arup Group from 1 April 2014 when the present Chairman completes his five-year term.

  • 30Mar 2012

    Technical Adviser of Year (IJ Awards)

    The annual Infrastructure Journal Awards are an industry-leading event rewarding excellence and innovation in infrastructure and project finance.

  • 14Dec 2011

    2011 results: solid performance in tough market

    Top line global income rose by 8.7% to £966.4m (mainly due to the consolidation of Arup’s South African business), while net cashflow was positive at £40.9m and operating profits were £24.6m.

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