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Interview: Tristram Carfrae, Arup, on smarter construction and holistic design

Arup director Tristram Carfrae was recently awarded the Institution of Structural Engineers Gold Medal

19 August 2014

As the world’s population increasingly flocks towards urban centres, smarter construction methods and more efficient cities are essential. E&T caught up with Tristram Carfrae, deputy chairman of Arup, to find out about the importance of a holistic view of the built environment.

China bulldozes mountains to make way for cities

Chinese mountain town

11 August 2014

China's campaign to bulldoze mountains and create land for new cities is ambitious, even admirable, but now the world is worried.

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High rise buildings Hong Kong

11 August 2014

Vertigo-inducing images from one of the world's most densely populated areas.

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