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Arup in Spain

  1. 1. Arup in SpainLocal knowledge, global expertise
  2. 2. Contents...4...‹‹ Fundacion Caixa Galicia5...‹‹ Campus Palmas Altas, Sevilla1...‹‹ Marina Bay Sands, Singapore2...‹‹ Bodegas Portia, Burgos3...‹‹ Estadio del Valencia, Valencia“ The problems arising in engineering are not usually clear-cut, so manysolutions are possible: good, bad and indifferent. Finding a good one is acreative task that calls for imagination, intuition and conscious decision-making. ”Sir Ove Arup, The Key Speech
  3. 3. Contents...4...‹‹ Fundacion Caixa Galicia5...‹‹ Campus Palmas Altas, Sevilla1...‹‹ Marina Bay Sands, Singapore2...‹‹ Bodegas Portia, Burgos3...‹‹ Estadio del Valencia, ValenciaArup is a global firm providing consultant, engineering and design servicesacross a broad range of areas to clients the world over.It is the driving force, the inspiration behind many innovative and sustainablebuildings, civil engineering projects and urban planning and public transitschemes.Founded in 1946 by Sir Ove Arup, our company has since grown into aninternational group with over 10,000 professionals operating out of 90 officesin 35 countries on all six inhabited continents. We adopt an integrated, multi-disciplinary approach to provide our clients with business counsel and efficientsolutions for the built environment. At any given time, we are involved inaround 11,000 projects in over 100 countries.Our experience is the result of the input from each of Arup’s teams, whosecomponents form an international network of coordinated professionals able tooperate and participate in world-scale plans adapted to local needs.Owned by its employees and therefore unbound by shareholder management orthe interests of outside agents, Arup can freely adopt the decisions best suited toeach project.We aim to provide technical and business solutions for both building and urbanplanning, implementing policies that prioritise energy efficiency and the use ofrenewables.1... Arup around the worldMarina Bay Sands, Singapur ©Arup/Darren Soh
  4. 4. Contents...4...‹‹ Fundacion Caixa Galicia5...‹‹ Campus Palmas Altas, Sevilla1...‹‹ Marina Bay Sands, Singapore2...‹‹ Bodegas Portia, Burgos3...‹‹ Estadio del Valencia, ValenciaArup located in Spain permanently in 1994. Since then it has grown to have astaff of over 130 highly qualified engineers, consultants and technical personnel.The firm is organised around three areas of business: building, infrastructureand consultancy. Each of these areas has multi-disciplinary teams who adapttheir global vision to local needs with creative and sustainable solutions.A comprehensive view of environmental factors and the efficient use ofresources constitute the leit motiv in all our designs, which are tailored to locallegislation and surroundings.Arup has clients in both the private and public sectors, with projects in Spainand abroad in building, urban planning, civil and industrial engineering,technical consulting and comprehensive project management.Due to the brisk pace of growth in projects outside Spain, we have close tieswith offices in other European countries, as well as in Middle Eastern, Africanand Latin American markets. Our local professionals are fully available forrelocation as required by project demands.We have proven experience in the urban, health, railway and maritime sectors,but also in office building, cultural centre and retail construction, propertyrehabilitation and specialised consultancy. In addition, we provide technicalconsultancy services for financial institutions involved in PFI/PPP-type privatelyfinanced public projects.2... Arup in SpainInfanta Sofía Hospital, Madrid, Spain
  5. 5. Contents...4...‹‹ Fundacion Caixa Galicia5...‹‹ Campus Palmas Altas, Sevilla1...‹‹ Marina Bay Sands, Singapore2...‹‹ Bodegas Portia, Burgos3...‹‹ Estadio del Valencia, Valencia3... Our servicesOur activities revolve around engineering.With our holistic approach to a varietyof sectors and markets, we offer a multi-disciplinary vision able to generate innovative,reliable and economic solutions.Our disciplines, which draw from avant-gardetechniques and professionals with expertise innew demands, are fully prepared to seize everynew opportunity to build a better world.StructuresOur services cover building projects involving all manner of uses, typologiesand materials, as well as rehabilitation, pathology, assessment of the condition ofexisting structures and geotechnical and foundation consultancy.We draft distinctive designs covering all stages from conceptual considerationsto on-site assembly, using three-dimensional modelling and pursuing theimplementation of sustainable solutions. We have a team of over 35 multi-lingual professionals with local and international experience who activelyengage in ongoing training. Our international office network ensures a widevariety of resources and some of the industry’s most renowned experts.Building servicesOur long experience includes the design of new buildings as well as retrofittingand remodelling, in which the emphasis is on sustainability and energyefficiency.Our services range from counsel for competitions and conceptual design, projectauditing and building inspection, to preparation of licensing documents andrequests for quotations from contractors and installers.We also provide site supervision and technical assistance, along with post-construction maintenance consultant services.SustainabilityWe have consolidated our experience in consultancy and engineering services inassessment, certification to standards and sustainable energy solutions. Buildingdesign and planning, urban developments and policies that integrate energyefficiency, renewables and the mitigation of and adaptation to climate changeare included in our analyses of social implications and the business models thatmake such approaches viable.We have qualified professionals with broad experience in the best knowncertification processes (LEED®, BREEAM®, VERDE and SPeAR®) and havespearheaded their implementation in Spain.
  6. 6. Contents...4...‹‹ Fundacion Caixa Galicia5...‹‹ Campus Palmas Altas, Sevilla1...‹‹ Marina Bay Sands, Singapore2...‹‹ Bodegas Portia, Burgos3...‹‹ Estadio del Valencia, ValenciaFire safetyAll the fire safety engineers in our international network are fully versed in theunique know-how required to undertake large-scale projects such as stadiums,community centres, retail parks and residential and industrial buildings.We offer avenues for developing Spanish technical building code (CTE)-compliant designs that meet both regulatory and client requirements, whilereducing initial cost and construction. We identify the ultimate objectives andoffer customised safety solutions for each building or infrastructure.FaçadesFrom material selection to definition of details, we establish a comprehensivevision of the building envelope, ensuring soundness and full reliability.Our services include the design of distinctive façades and assessment of theirstructural, thermal, acoustic and lighting features; the design of cable or glazedsystems; material consultancy; solutions for pathologies and on-site technicalassistance. We coordinate our work with other disciplines to ensure optimalenergy use, acoustics and lighting in building envelopes.Project ManagementOur work focuses on comprehensive project management, providing supportfor our clients in every stage to ensure the satisfactory definition of needsand the control required to meet cost, quality, timing, risk management andsustainability objectives.We conduct high added value risk and management analysis, monitoringand consultancy based on our broad international experience. Our multi-disciplinary team of professionals is characterised by its decision-making agilityand flexibility, and adaptability to the conditions prevailing in each project.Urban planningWe are committed to optimal city planning from a vision focusing on the socialdimension of the urban and building fabric that also integrates economic andenvironmental factors.Our design approach combines land use, infrastructure management, economic,environmental, sociological, ecological, hydrological and energy use criteria.Our projects cover everything from urban regeneration and strategic planning tothe development of eco-cities and avant-garde sustainability standards.TransportSuitable transport and logistics planning is essential to the efficiency andsustainability of the social and economic fabric. Our discipline encompassesconcept, planning, design and use of a wide variety of transport and logisticsprojects: from the study of their market potential and operational design to thedrafting of business, feasibility and operating plans.Over the last 40 years, our multi-disciplinary professionals have advised a widevariety of public and private transport and logistics actors the world over.InfrastructureWe have the skills needed to maintain and develop basic infrastructure for socialprogress.We act in all phases of a project life cycle, from the feasibility study and designto the preparation of tender documents and site supervision with systems thatensure construction quality.Our specialists manage complex projects that involve civil engineering, large-scale infrastructure, geotechnical studies, maritime structure, bridges, tunnelsand networking. We participate in global proposals, sharing information andapplying design techniques adapted to local needs.Resort La Cala, Málaga, Spain
  7. 7. Contents...4...‹‹ Fundacion Caixa Galicia5...‹‹ Campus Palmas Altas, Sevilla1...‹‹ Marina Bay Sands, Singapore2...‹‹ Bodegas Portia, Burgos3...‹‹ Estadio del Valencia, Valencia4... Our marketsPropertySocial infrastructureTransport infrastructureEnergy, resources and industryPalmas Altas Campus, Abengoa, Seville, Spain
  8. 8. Contents...4...‹‹ Fundacion Caixa Galicia5...‹‹ Campus Palmas Altas, Sevilla1...‹‹ Marina Bay Sands, Singapore2...‹‹ Bodegas Portia, Burgos3...‹‹ Estadio del Valencia, ValenciaOfficesThe creation of comfortable space adaptable to rental market fluctuations isa basic feature of the office buildings designed by Arup. Our projects meetestablished cost, timing, quality and market adaptability requirements.Our services range from structural engineering, M&E services and civil worksto fire safety assessments, lighting engineering, traffic and access planning,environmental, acoustic and façade analysis and comprehensive project andasset management.RetailWe provide retail park consultancy and design services for both de novoconstruction and remodelling. We understand the developer’s and other actors’needs in a market that has evolved from a rather simple to a more complex anddemanding model.Our specialists constantly seek innovative approaches satisfactory to both clientsand tenants.We explore the design of the entire product life cycle and furnish technicalsolutions for Europe’s major investors. We also make multi-disciplinaryrecommendations respecting market variations and risks as well as projectsustainability.Sports and leisureOur experience in this area has been acquired during our participation in someof the most distinctive sports complexes inside and outside Spain. Our cuttingedge technical expertise is instrumental in solving the structural complexitiesof stadiums, limiting spectator-generated vibrations by dynamic analysis andbuilding lightweight, large span roofing systems.In addition, we have experts with international experience in publicaddress, lighting and building envelope systems, mobility, access control,communications, safety, evacuation and fire safety.Our markets | PropertyRCD Espanyol Stadium, Barcelona, Spain
  9. 9. Contents...4...‹‹ Fundacion Caixa Galicia5...‹‹ Campus Palmas Altas, Sevilla1...‹‹ Marina Bay Sands, Singapore2...‹‹ Bodegas Portia, Burgos3...‹‹ Estadio del Valencia, ValenciaHotelsArup develops hotel facilities that guarantee a high standard of user comfortwhile controlling operating costs to ensure a reasonable return on investment.Our “total design” approach entails participation from the earliest stages of ahotel project, including the choice of the best location from the standpoints ofdemography, geotechnical features, access, acoustics and environmental impact.We adapt our international experience and each chain’s characteristics to locallegislation. We also offer services geared to optimising a facility’s functional andfinancial operation once the hotel is open for business.Land useMost of the planet’s population lives in urban environments, and the percentageof urbanites is expected to continue to rise.Arup develops new urban models based on social, economic and environmentalviability, deploying sustainability tools from the outset and pioneering proposalsthat are new to both the national and the international marketplace. To that end,it participates in multi-disciplinary teams to address the complexity of theseprocesses and their impact. Our transport, urban engineering, sustainability andcomprehensive project management teams develop feasible models for our publicand private clients that are compatible with the surrounding natural, economicand social environment.RehabilitationWhen reforming existing buildings, Arup seeks to meet user needs, reduceenergy consumption and improve environmental performance.To reach those goals, we offer strategies that identify, analyse, and satisfactorilyassess the potential risks inherent in property purchases or sales.We offer financial counsel with tools such as Asset Map, conduct theengineering throughout the process, help clients obtain environmentalcertification and offer advice on legislation and available subsidies.Our markets | PropertyCibeles Palace, Madrid, Spain Coca Cola headquarters, Madrid, SpainLa Alhóndiga Cultural Centre, Bilbao, Spain
  10. 10. Contents...4...‹‹ Fundacion Caixa Galicia5...‹‹ Campus Palmas Altas, Sevilla1...‹‹ Marina Bay Sands, Singapore2...‹‹ Bodegas Portia, Burgos3...‹‹ Estadio del Valencia, ValenciaArt and cultureFor over 50 years, we have designed and built museums and art galleries whilelearning from the expertise provided by our clients in projects of this nature.We offer a wide variety of consultant services, furnishing the technical advicerequired for successful cultural projects. Our scope encompasses restorationof national and international institutions as well as the design of new spacescompliant with high quality standards.HealthArup’s professionals engage in each and every one of the basic engineeringdisciplines needed for the design of all manner of health facilities, from large-scale hospitals to laboratories, specialised clinics and out-patient wards.Our hospital engineering consultancy draws from an in-depth understanding ofthe needs of all the actors involved in a health project, from patients to publicand private investors, including managers, health care professionals, contractors,medical planners and architects.EducationArup adopts a global view of academic facility planning and design. Ourprojects include libraries, laboratories, dormitories, classrooms and othereducational buildings.We work with public and private clients in all stages of a project, from needsassessment, planning, design and construction, up to and including fitting out,post-occupational support and M&E management during building use.Transportation and public service network design, along with sustainabilitystrategies, also form part of Arup’s offering for educational buildings.Our markets | Social infrastructurePlaza de la Encarnación, Seville, Spain
  11. 11. Contents...4...‹‹ Fundacion Caixa Galicia5...‹‹ Campus Palmas Altas, Sevilla1...‹‹ Marina Bay Sands, Singapore2...‹‹ Bodegas Portia, Burgos3...‹‹ Estadio del Valencia, ValenciaLogistics and intermodalityOur multi-disciplinary teams of engineers, geographers, economists and newtechnology experts enable us to offer a broad range of logistics, intermodal andinfrastructure services: demand studies, process analysis, functional designand layout, economic-financial viability analysis, management model design,engineering projects and so on.RailwaysWe provide engineering design, planning and project management services forthe construction, civil transportation and manufacturing associated with railwaybuilding.We also offer PFI/PPP-type project services such as strategic consultancy,feasibility studies, design details, construction, implementation, commissioningand project management.PortsWe furnish specialised hydraulic, geotechnical, structural engineering, railway,planning, M&E service and logistics know-how. We share our clients’ needsand priorities and consistently deliver more than expected. Our teams bringtogether investors, port authorities, shipping companies, equipment suppliersand contractors.Arup’s policy of incorporating an operational approach from the outset ensuresthat the finished terminal performs reliably once in use.Our markets | Social infrastructureSt Pancras Station, London © Troika/LCR
  12. 12. Contents...4...‹‹ Fundacion Caixa Galicia5...‹‹ Campus Palmas Altas, Sevilla1...‹‹ Marina Bay Sands, Singapore2...‹‹ Bodegas Portia, Burgos3...‹‹ Estadio del Valencia, ValenciaAirportsOur multi-disciplinary vision translates into total engineering services applied tomaster planning, passenger terminals, runway area facilities, hangars and freightterminals.At Arup, the best airport architects, planners and designers work in conjunctionwith experts in other disciplines such as fire safety, vibrations and acoustics,energy, geotechnical surveying, tunnels, environmental engineering, economicplanning, contracting and project management.TunnelsWe offer comprehensive design and project management for tunnelling, large-scale excavations, deep foundations, mine digging and stabilisation.We have multi-disciplinary experts including mechanical and electricalengineers, and specialists in ventilation, roadway, traffic safety, aerodynamics,risk management, geotechnical studies, structural engineering, fire safety and IT.We use risk engineering techniques to assess actions and develop the mostsuitable safety plans. We also have an excellent command of operatorrequirements, including long-term maintenance, retrofitting, internationalstandards and local regulations.Our markets | Transport infrastructureHeathrow Airport, London
  13. 13. Contents...4...‹‹ Fundacion Caixa Galicia5...‹‹ Campus Palmas Altas, Sevilla1...‹‹ Marina Bay Sands, Singapore2...‹‹ Bodegas Portia, Burgos3...‹‹ Estadio del Valencia, ValenciaEnergyArup’s experience in the energy sector encompasses demand-side management,generation and distribution. We offer strategic consultancy, engineering designand site supervision services for clients the world over.Our experience and expertise cover energy efficiency and renewables, as wellas electric power and heat generation, transmission and distribution. The areasaddressed include building design, urban and strategic planning for publicauthorities and private companies seeking the most sustainable energy solutions.Our low carbon management strategies also bear in mind social and financialimplications and the business models that render such strategies feasible.Arup helps develop energy demand and CO2emission reduction andmanagement strategies based on efficient energy use, furnishing sustainablesolutions applicable to both the global and local energy context.WaterArup understands the challenges and opportunities implicit in the managementof such a valuable resource as water. Urgent world-wide needs must beaddressed, including a suitable source of potable water, wastewater collection,flood prevention and management, and the creation and conservation of naturalenvironments.Our specialists’ tasks include establishing criteria for the detailed design ofmunicipal water supply and wastewater collection facilities, water resourceplanning and flood risk management. We consider all aspects of the urbanwater cycle to offer strategies for reaching sustainability objectives withoutjeopardising the environment or human health.Our markets | Energy, resources and industryAdriatic LNG terminal, Algeciras, Spain
  14. 14. Contents...4...‹‹ Fundacion Caixa Galicia5...‹‹ Campus Palmas Altas, Sevilla1...‹‹ Marina Bay Sands, Singapore2...‹‹ Bodegas Portia, Burgos3...‹‹ Estadio del Valencia, ValenciaWaste managementEfficient waste management envisions producer responsibility from the designstage and addresses aspects such as reuse, recycling, composting and waste-to-energy from a comprehensive approach geared to the remanufacture of discardedproducts.Arup offers a wide range of services for resource and waste managementthat covers the entire life cycle of a project. Strategic consultancy on policies,financing and public contracting, environmental permits and business modelsgives way to the design and implementation of sustainable strategies forwaste planning and management, the selection of supplies and materials andenvironmental impact assessment, as well as the civil engineering involved inwaste infrastructure and rubbish tip design.Our markets | Energy, resources and industryMaster Plan, Knowledge City, Madrid, Spain
  15. 15. Contents...4...‹‹ Fundacion Caixa Galicia5...‹‹ Campus Palmas Altas, Sevilla1...‹‹ Marina Bay Sands, Singapore2...‹‹ Bodegas Portia, Burgos3...‹‹ Estadio del Valencia, ValenciaAt Arup we are increasingly aware of the efforts made by our clients,the industry and the global and local markets to attain more sustainabledevelopment that seeks to combine creativity and financial achievement.In Spain, Arup is committed to sustainable design, which constitutes asubstantial component of every level of all its projects and services. Ouremphasis on sustainability goes far beyond our own corporate social andenvironmental responsibility (backed by quality management and the award ofISO 14000 certification): it is a component of everything we do, whether that bea mere proposal for realistic design solutions or negotiation with architects andcontractors.Sustainable design, which stands at the hub of our services, is the philosophythat guides every step we take.5... SustainabilityMaster Plan, Santander Port, Santander, Spain
  16. 16. Contents...4...‹‹ Fundacion Caixa Galicia5...‹‹ Campus Palmas Altas, Sevilla1...‹‹ Marina Bay Sands, Singapore2...‹‹ Bodegas Portia, Burgos3...‹‹ Estadio del Valencia, ValenciaLEED®LEED®, a certification system developed by the U.S. Green Building Council,delivers comprehensive building sustainability assessments to improve theefficient use of water, energy and land while protecting the quality of the indoorenvironment. Arup has over 200 certified professionals qualified to aid in theinterpretation and attainment of this certificationBREEAM®BREEAM®has a longer tradition and greater experience than any otherinternational certification system for sustainable building methodology. OurBREEAM® certification services draw from a team of over 20 professionalswith global and local expertise and experience in over 50 projects.SPeAR®SPeAR®is a tool developed by Arup to test project feasibility, providing anintegrated approach to natural resource, environmental, economic and socialmanagement. The tool is based on a combination of sustainability indicatorscompiled from over 120 sub-indicators. SPeAR identifies strengths andweaknesses from an assessment of project features based on those indicators.VERDEVERDE is a method for the environmental assessment and certification ofbuildings developed by GBC Spain, based on impact measurement that usesinternationally accepted criteria adapted to Spanish national needs.Bodegas Portia (wine cellars), Burgos, © Niegel Young Foster + PartnersSustainability strategy for Platja de Palma, Majorca, © West8
  17. 17. Alcalá 5428014 MadridT +34 91 523 9276madrid@arup.comwww.arup.com

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