SEATTLE, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arup is pleased to announce their move to 719 Second Avenue, Suite 400, in Seattle's Millennium Tower. The new office space, designed by SkB Architects and constructed by Skanska, accommodates planned growth in Arup's multidisciplinary, integrated engineering, design and consulting teams.
Arup has been actively serving the Pacific Northwest for more than 16 years, and throughout that time has been an integral component and collaborator in the design of many local award winning projects such as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation campus, King Street Station, Wilkes Elementary on Bainbridge Island, and the Wawona sculpture at Seattle's Museum of History and Industry.
The Seattle office recently completed the Washington State University Veterinary Medical Research building, which was recognized as the 2014 Lab of the Year by R&D Magazine, and is currently collaborating with local clients on projects throughout Washington, Oregon, British Columbia, Wyoming, Montana, Alberta, and beyond.
"The new office gives us the room to grow and expand our offerings during our second decade in Seattle and supports the collaborative approach we bring to our work," said Seattle group leader and principal, Cormac Deavy.
Arup is the creative force at the heart of many of the world's most prominent projects in the built environment and across industry. From 90 offices in 35 countries Arup's 10,000 planners, designers, engineers and consultants deliver innovative projects across the world. Arup opened its first office in the US 25 years ago, and now employs 1,000 in the Americas. The firm was founded in 1946 with an enduring set of values and has a unique trust ownership 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.
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