New Songdo City central park and canal

A multifunctional oasis

A 101-acre park and canal for a new Korean city.

New Songdo City central park and canal
Incheon Bridge

Connecting cities

Korea’s longest cable-stayed bridge with a span of 800m.

Incheon Bridge
exterior of the Galleria fashion store

Dynamic lighting façade

An innovative skin of LEDs forming a fluid and dynamic lighting display.

Galleria Fashion Store
Green tomorrow

Zero-energy house

Setting new benchmarks for sustainable residential design in East Asia.


Working with a sustainable focus

Arup established an office in Seoul in 1999. We work closely with local clients and partners and draw upon expertise from our global network to deliver tailored multidisciplinary services. As South Korea begins its drive for a sustainable future, Arup continues to offer its building sustainability and LEED® assessment expertise to clients. Our signature projects include GREEN TOMORROW, the first LEED Platinum-certified building in Asia. Our portfolio in the country includes many high profile projects such as New Songdo City and Incheon Bridge.



  • 26Aug 2015

    Fortune’s first “Change the World” list features Arup

    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.

  • 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.

  • 02May 2012

    Yongsan scheme a huge development for Arup

    Arup is on course to deliver eight of the iconic buildings being developed for the Yongsan International Business District (IBD) in Seoul, South Korea, including the 620m high centrepiece Landmark Tower designed with Renzo Piano Building Workshop.

  • 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.



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Arup in Korea