Focussing on Ove Arup’s philosophy of total design, this exhibition featured unseen archival materials for projects such as the Sydney Opera House alongside recent prototypes and digital animations by Arup, the global engineering consultancy.
- Exhibition ran from 18 June 2016 to 6 November 2016
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Julian Melchiorri: Exhibition Road Engineering Resident
Engineering teachers' resource
Inspiration and ideas for your school visit to the exhibition Engineering the World
Engineers in focus
Computers and the Sydney Opera House
Discover how the groundbreaking use of computers helped realise a feat of structural engineering
Engineering the Penguin Pool at London Zoo
A shelter for penguins, an aquatic sculpture, and an impressive feat of engineering
This exhibition is made possible with the cooperation of Arup.
Shelving provided with support from Mobilrot