WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm with a reputation for delivering innovative and sustainable designs, announced today that its Washington, D.C. office has relocated due to continued and ongoing growth. Arup has tripled its office capacity to accommodate new staff and increased client outreach. Remaining at 1120 Connecticut Avenue, the firm has moved to the 11th floor and will continue to serve the government, institutional and commercial markets in the Mid-Atlantic region.
"Arup's relationship with the D.C. market has flourished in the past three years as we have been involved with some of the city's most exciting and inspiring projects," said Greg Giammalvo, D.C. office leader and principal at Arup. "Due to the expansion of our D.C. presence, we're looking forward to deepening our relationship with the agencies and clients that continue to develop this regional landscape."
Established in 2010, Arup's Washington D.C. office has grown to a team of 25 engineering professionals with multidisciplinary engineering and design skills catered towards transportation facilities, commercial buildings, public spaces and prominent government buildings. Arup is proud to include the Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square, the German Embassy, the US Embassy in London, Capitol Crossing – South Block, and the Kennedy Center Expansion in its portfolio of projects managed from the D.C. office. Completed Arup projects in the DC area include the U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters and Constitution Square Office Building Three, the US Air Force Memorial, the I-495 Virginia HOT Lanes, and St. Albans School.
In addition, Arup was instrumental in executing Sustainable D.C. an ambitious sustainability strategy that is intended to guide the transformation of the District of Columbia into the healthiest, greenest, and most livable city in the United States within one generation. In collaboration with Ayers Saint Gross, Arup led and developed the technical content of this visionary plan on behalf of Mayor Gray, the District of Columbia Office of Planning and the District of Columbia Department of the Environment.
Arup is the creative force at the heart of many of the world's most prominent projects in the built environment and across industry. Its engineers and consultants deliver innovative projects across the world. Arup opened its first US office 25 years ago, and now employs 1,000 in the Americas. The firm was founded in 1946 with an enduring set of values that fosters a distinctive culture, intellectual independence and collaborative approach. The people at Arup are driven to find a better way to deliver better solutions for their clients. (www.arup.com)