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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Open the City

Cities 04 March 2016 | 4.08pm

I had the awesome opportunity to represent the Australasia Region at the Europe Design School in Amsterdam in May 2015. The venue chosen was a historic power plant, now occupied by Impact Hub, a global creative group who... Read more

James Turner

James Turner

Sydney, 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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(B)right On Time at Vivid Sydney featured
(B)right On Time at Vivid Sydney featured

(B)right On Time at Vivid Sydney

Environments 27 June 2011 | 10.00am

Anyone familiar with Sydney’s Circular Quay has heard the trains rolling in and out of the elevated Circular Q... Read more

Tim Hunt

Tim Hunt

London, UK

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Persuasive Design and Building User Engagement 8 featured
Persuasive Design and Building User Engagement 8 featured

Persuasive Design and Building User...

Buildings 01 June 2011 | 10.00am

Following from my Intelligent buildings study tour in 2010 I have written a report and published several paper... Read more

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Johnson Estate Sculpture

Environments 21 March 2011 | 10.00am

Over the last couple of years I have been one of the team working on the Johnson Estate Sculpture, designed by... Read more

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Making the Invisible Visible Arup Office Realtime 4 featured
Making the Invisible Visible Arup Office Realtime 4 featured

Making the Invisible Visible: Arup ...

Systems & Tools 14 February 2011 | 10.00am

We just launched Arup Office Realtime, a data visualisation designed around the firm’s sustainability objectiv... Read more

Dean Morris

Dean Morris

Melbourne, Australia

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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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1200 Buildings data visualisation featured
1200 Buildings data visualisation featured

1200 Buildings data visualisation

Cities 15 November 2010 | 10.00am

The more I work with industry and government the use of data visualisation and the ability to find effective w... Read more

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Realtime 3D featured
Realtime 3D featured

Realtime 3D

Systems & Tools 13 October 2010 | 10.00am

Realtime 3D by Ben Cooper-Woolley I joined the Perth office in January this year from the Cardiff office, v... Read more

Ben Cooper-Woolley

Ben Cooper-Woolley

Sydney, 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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Revit MEP One Year On Lessons Learnt featured
Revit MEP One Year On Lessons Learnt featured

Revit MEP One Year On – Lessons Lea...

Buildings 03 August 2010 | 10.00am

MEP is the Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing systems in our buildings. We are now modelling these services a... Read more

Michael Alder

Michael Alder

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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Sensing to shape the virtual world featured
Sensing to shape the virtual world featured

Sensing to shape the virtual world

Systems & Tools 06 July 2010 | 10.00am

This is a story about what happens when you give a Mechatronics engineer a new toy and a free Friday afternoon... Read more

Andrew Tsakmakis

Andrew Tsakmakis

Melbourne, Australia

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Integrated Project Delivery featured
Integrated Project Delivery featured

Integrated Project Delivery

Buildings 06 May 2010 | 10.00am

IPD workshop 9 June at Victorian Space Science Education Centre The University of Melbourne and Arup embark... Read more

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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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Intelligent buildings study tour featured
Intelligent buildings study tour featured

Intelligent buildings study tour

Buildings 16 April 2010 | 10.00am

2 – 3 June 2010 Los Angeles It is the final two days of my trip and I must admit that I am ready to head ho... Read more

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SmartGeometry 2010 featured
SmartGeometry 2010 featured

SmartGeometry 2010

Buildings 30 March 2010 | 10.00am

I just returned from the SmartGeometry 2010 Workshop, this year held in the Mediterranean coastal city of Barc... Read more

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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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Sensing the city, update three sensing featured

Sensing the city, update three: sen...

Cities 21 January 2010 | 10.00am

This update is in three parts: ‘our approach’; ‘the hardware’; and ‘sensing’. This entry is continued from ‘th... Read more

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Sensing the city update two the hardware featured

Sensing the city, update two: the h...

Cities 20 January 2010 | 10.00am

This update is in three parts: ‘our approach’; ‘the hardware’; and ‘sensing’. This entry is continued from ‘ou... Read more

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Sensing the city, update one our approach featured
Sensing the city, update one our approach featured

Sensing the city, update one: our a...

Cities 29 November 2009 | 10.00am

This update is in three parts: ‘our approach’; ‘the hardware’; and ‘sensing’. A quick technical update on o... Read more

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DesignLink SDK open for collaboration featured

DesignLink SDK open for collaborati...

Systems & Tools 27 November 2009 | 10.00am

The DesignLink Software Development toolKit (SDK) is now open via a collaboration agreement. DesignLink is des... Read more

Steven Downing

Steven Downing

London, UK