Fields of Activity

Experiments and off-project ideas at Arup

Welcome to Fields of Activity a group blog from members of Arup Australasia's Digital Innovation team to share the activities, research and events we participate in behind the scenes of the well known projects Arup undertakes.

The views expressed on fieldsofactivity.com are of the contributors and do not necessarily reflect the views of Arup.

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Arup Unity3D Conference 1 featured
Arup Unity3D Conference 1 featured

Arup Unity3D Conference

Systems & Tools 09 May 2013 | 4.38am

Over the years we have been using a number of games engines to visualise our 3D and spatial analysis data. Ove... Read more

Andrew Maher

Andrew Maher

Melbourne, Australia

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Pause Festival workshop Mapping people in space featured
Pause Festival workshop Mapping people in space featured

Pause Festival workshop – Mapping p...

Systems & Tools 26 October 2012 | 10.00am

Over the years we have done work with sensing and real-time information whether within the office or in the ur... Read more

Andrew Maher

Andrew Maher

Melbourne, Australia

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Submerge 3D Analysis Visualisation 4 featured
Submerge 3D Analysis Visualisation 4 featured

Submerge – 3D Analysis Visualisatio...

Systems & Tools 23 December 2011 | 10.00am

A few years ago Jon Morgan, our Building Physics leader in Australasia, made the following slide to illustrate... Read more

Andrew Maher

Andrew Maher

Melbourne, Australia

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Arup Design School 2011 featured
Arup Design School 2011 featured

Arup Design School 2011

Environments 10 November 2011 | 10.00am

We just ran Arup Design School for Australasia. It has its own website http://www.arup.com.au/designschool/ ... Read more

Andrew Maher

Andrew Maher

Melbourne, Australia

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2011 Arup Animation Workshop featured
2011 Arup Animation Workshop featured

2011 Arup Animation Workshop

Cities 15 September 2011 | 10.00am

Following last year’s Arup film and animation short course, The Impossible Dynamic City, we have just held a f... Read more

Andrew Maher

Andrew Maher

Melbourne, Australia

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The Invisible Landscape featured
The Invisible Landscape featured

The Invisible Landscape

Environments 22 July 2011 | 10.00am

The 2011 State of Design Festival opened in Melbourne on Wednesday 20th July and this year Arup is presenting ... Read more

Andrew Maher

Andrew Maher

Melbourne, Australia

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2010 its a wrap featured
2010 its a wrap featured

2010 – its a wrap

Systems & Tools 13 December 2010 | 10.00am

Its a wrap for this year and what a year it has been. On Thursday9th December Arup held a workshop at the Vict... Read more

Andrew Maher

Andrew Maher

Melbourne, Australia

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The Impossible Dynamic City featured
The Impossible Dynamic City featured

The Impossible Dynamic City

Cities 22 September 2010 | 10.00am

The Impossible Dynamic City is a sequence of animations from a short course developed with the Film and Animat... Read more

Andrew Maher

Andrew Maher

Melbourne, Australia

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Inside the Big Room 1 featured
Inside the Big Room 1 featured

Inside the Big Room

Buildings 27 August 2010 | 10.00am

This is the site of the UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay in San Francisco. The contractors have been there f... Read more

Andrew Maher

Andrew Maher

Melbourne, Australia

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Mobility New Thinking Demonstrator 4 featured
Mobility New Thinking Demonstrator 4 featured

Mobility New Thinking Demonstrator

Cities 22 July 2010 | 10.00am

One of the key themes for this year’s Victorian State of Design (SoD) Festival is mobility and a focus of even... Read more

Andrew Maher

Andrew Maher

Melbourne, Australia

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The Secret Lives of Projects featured
The Secret Lives of Projects featured

The Secret Lives of Projects

Systems & Tools 27 April 2010 | 10.00am

Back in November 2009 we ran the first Arup HackDay. During HackDay people from around Arup gathered to cr... Read more

Andrew Maher

Andrew Maher

Melbourne, Australia

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The Towards Zero Carbon film header featured
The Towards Zero Carbon film header featured

The Towards Zero Carbon film

Cities 24 March 2010 | 10.00am

As promised in the Visual Reports post, here is the full towards zero carbon development film. I ex... Read more

Andrew Maher

Andrew Maher

Melbourne, Australia

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Interactive voting for the Drivers of Change featured
Interactive voting for the Drivers of Change featured

Interactive voting for the Drivers ...

Cities 28 September 2009 | 10.00am

The Drivers of Change have been issued twice now. They are collated and published by the Foresight and Innovat... Read more

Andrew Maher

Andrew Maher

Melbourne, Australia

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Tweeting featured
Tweeting featured

Tweeting

Systems & Tools 11 August 2009 | 10.00am

We have started tweeting. The link above is a word cloud generated from the bios of our followers. Follow us @... Read more

Andrew Maher

Andrew Maher

Melbourne, Australia

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Visual Reports featured
Visual Reports featured

Visual Reports

Systems & Tools 10 June 2009 | 10.00am

Late last year, a colleague in Melbourne asked if I knew of a way to animate a Sankey diagram. A Sankey what? ... Read more

Andrew Maher

Andrew Maher

Melbourne, Australia

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MassMotion featured
MassMotion featured

MassMotion

Systems & Tools 02 June 2009 | 10.00am

We have been developing MassMotion, a unique 3-D simulation software application that can be used to predict h... Read more

Andrew Maher

Andrew Maher

Melbourne, Australia