Tall buildings

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We bring together diverse skills to design safe, comfortable and sustainable skyscrapers.

Key features

The explosive urban population and limited land available in cities are continuously spurring the move towards building towers. We bring together a global network of highly skilled building engineers and design specialists to deliver skyscrapers that work best for people.

Arup is a world leader in tall building design and has a proven track record worldwide. From Canton Tower in Guangzhou to The Shard in London, and Dubai’s Burj Al Alam, Arup has successfully delivered many of the world’s tallest buildings, helping our cities attain new heights.

We help architects realise their creative ideas while keeping occupants safe and comfortable with advanced approaches to structure, geotechnics, material use, fire, wind and elevator systems design. Sustainability is at the core of our tall building design.