Metropol Parasol in Seville, image credit: Hufton Crow

Integrated design

A network of timber beams shading the Plaza de la Encarnacion in Seville, that form one of the largest timber structures ever built.

Metropol Parasol
Interior view of La Alhóndiga Cultural Centre

A complete refurbishment

Transforming a former warehouse into a 68,000m² cultural and leisure centre.

La Alhóndiga Cultural Centre
Exterior view of the Palmas Altas Campus

Fully sustainable approach

The largest commercial technological development in southern Spain.

Palmas Altas Campus
Photo of the Zaragoza Expo Pavilion Bridge

Multifunctional bridge

Hadid's sweeping design complements the event theme of 'Water and Sustainable Development' for 2008 Expo.

Zaragoza Expo Pavilion Bridge

Arup opened its first office in Spain in 1994 and now employs more than 120 engineers, consultants and qualified staff. We work with clients in both the public and private sectors, delivering creative and sustainable solutions based on efficient use of resources. Our multidisciplinary teams follow a global vision adapted to local needs and regulations.




  • 23Nov 2015

    New report shows cities leading on climate change action

    The report demonstrates that since COP15 cities have taken the lead in climate action by forging a collaborative pathway to low carbon and climate resilient development. Mayors have scaled-up action as now 51 per cent of schemes are delivered city-wide, as opposed to 14 per in 2011.

  • 30Sep 2015

    Madrid successfully hosts the first edition of Open House

    Guided tours, workshops, photography contests and presentations were held across 12 districts of Madrid. The cultural offerings included the 'Arup Route', where buildings such as the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, La Casa Encendida, Coca-Cola HQ, the Palace Hotel, Madrid’s City Hall –also known as the Palace of Communications– and the new Zara store in Serrano street were exhibited.

  • 24Sep 2015

    Arup reveals how Europe is responding to ageing populations

    We are living in the urban and ageing era. In 2050, for the first time in human history, the number of older people will be greater than the number of children under 15 years old. As cities across the globe continue to grow, more people are growing old in housing, streets, communities that often are failing to respond appropriately to ageing populations with specific policies.

  • 25Jun 2015

    AS Roma unveils its new state-of-the-art football stadium

    Located at Tor di Valle, at the southwest of the historic City Center of Rome, Stadio della Roma will be Italy’s premier state-of-art football stadium; incorporating the industry’s most sophisticated spectator technologies, security and fan amenities. The stadium will be a 52,500 seat modern Colosseum with the ability to expand to 60,000 seats to host international competitions and major entertainment events. It will also serve as the anchor to a larger, mixed-use development that will include a first-team training facility and retail “Roma Village”.



  • Arup in Spain brochure front cover

Arup in Spain