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Arup Group, a global design and business consulting firm, provides engineering, architectural, and planning services, focusing on building, infrastructure, and consulting projects. Arup Group's service offerings range from acoustics engineering (Arup worked on the Sydney Opera House) to wind engineering (Scotland's Whitelee Windfarm, the largest planned on-shore wind farm in Europe). The company also specializes in transportation infrastructure projects. Arup Group has a handful of offices in more than 30 countries in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, and North America. Engineer Ove Arup founded the employee-owned Arup Group in 1946.


Arup Group has broadened its service offerings, branching out into such areas as advisory services (wide-ranging business insights, backed by technical and design expertise), buildings (design, building information modelling (IBM), and engineering services), digital (data insights and analytics), infrastructure (working from metro systems to dams, bridges, to power stations, and highways to speed railways), planning (from single projects to master plans for new cities), and technical consulting (material science, building physics, facade engineering, acoustics, and geo-technics).

The company has worked on many notable projects. It managed the construction of the Macquarie University Incubator. Other projects include Shougang Industry Services Park in China (first climate positive project), Mactan-Cebu International Airport in the Philippines, and the redevelopment of Port of Melbourne Webb Dock.

Geographic Reach

Headquartered in London, UK, Arup Group has worked projects from nearly 145 countries.

Sales and Marketing

Arup Group serves more than 6,930 clients around the world. Markets served include arts and culture, aviation, commercial, education, energy, government, health care, hotels and leisure, maritime, marine, residential, retail, science and industry, sports, transportation, and water.


13 Fitzroy Street
Phone: 44 020 7636 1531

Firm Stats

Employer Type: Privately Owned
Deputy Chairman; Chairman, East Asia Region: Andrew Chan
Chairman: Terry Hill
Chairman: Gregory Hodkinson

Major Office Locations


Other Locations

Cardiff, Wales
Bristol, England
Leeds, England
Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England
Nottingham, England
Winchester, England
Belfast, Northern Ireland