Arup: At The Forefront of Innovation In Today’s Built Environment

In this exclusive interview, Fiona Cousins, Arup's Board Member and Principal, shares how the company is at the forefront of innovation in the built environment.


For this month’s cover story, we are featuring Arup and its Board Member and Principal, Fiona Cousins. In this exclusive interview, Cousins shares how Arup is at the forefront of innovation in the built environment. Learn more about the company, its services, its leadership, and its environmental impact and advocacies. Get to know Fiona Cousins a little bit more as she shares her experience working in engineering and consulting for the built environment for about 30 years already.

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Together with Tazweed and Victaulic, learn more about mechanical piping systems for sustainable infrastructure of buildings. In this article, Stephen Traynor, Victaulic Division Manager, Middle East, discusses sustainable building and the advantages of grooved mechanical piping systems, the role of industry standards for green buildings, as well as introducing case studies and discussing how alternative joining methods may contribute towards sustainable building rating schemes.

Being in-charge of young engineers can be challenging. For this month, we want to help supervisors and managers decode how to handle young professionals in the engineering field. Learn the mistakes they make while on their first jobs and find out the seven important things they look forward to as soon as they work – fresh from graduation. Know how employers can easily attract and retain their young minds and find out why they choose to leave the jobs they like. Lastly, learn “The Toyota Way” from the perspective of millenial engineers.

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Arup: At The Forefront of Innovation In Today’s Built Environment

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