ArupNew York, NY
Engineer - Structural, Engineer - Fire, Engineer - Acoustic, Engineer
Has Experience with these buildings:
Assembly (Worship, Restaurant, Theater), Business (Office), Civic (Recreational), Educational, Factory/Industrial (warehouse, storage, parking, etc.), Government, Hotel/Motel, Institutional, Mercantile (Retail), Mixed-Use, Multi-Family (Apartments, Condos), Student Housing, Transportation (Airports, Train or Subway Stations), Custom Innovative Residential
Has Experience with these materials:
Mass Timber, Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT), Nail-Laminated Timber (NLT), Dowel-Laminated Timber (DLT), Glue-Laminated Timber (GLT or glulam), Timber-Frame / Post and Beam, Heavy Timber Decking, Hybrid (wood with steel or concrete), Structural Composite Lumber (e.g. LVL and LSL), Wood-Concrete Composite Systems
Has Experience with construction types:
I-A, I-B, II-A, II-B, III-A, III-B, IV-A, IV-B, IV-C, IV-HT, V-A, V-B, Unknown
Arup is the creative force at the heart of many of the world's most prominent projects in the built environment. We offer a broad range of professional services that combine to make a real difference to our clients and communities. Founded in 1946 with an enduring set of values, our unique trust ownership fosters a distinctive culture and an intellectual independences that encourages collaboration. This is reflected in everything we do, allowing us to develop meaningful ideas, help shape agendas, and deliver results that frequently surpass our clients' expectations.
The successful application of mass timber requires an understanding and consideration of topics broader than efficient and economic structural design alone. Resiliency in fire, good acoustic and vibration performance and ease of integration of building services must be carefully considered from the earliest stages of a project to ensure the unique requirements of the timber design are met. Arup’s multidisciplinary approach helps to deliver successful building designs that maximize the unique qualities of mass timber. Arup is at the forefront in the design of high performance timber. Our experience and understanding of the industry as a whole guides clients through the sometimes complex choices of system design and allows architects greater opportunities to challenge and create outstanding projects.