V&A show reveals Ove Arup’s total design philosophy

Exhibition examines Ove Arup’s ‘total design’ principles

CIBSE Journal July 2016 news Ove Arup exhibition

An exhibition on the life and work of engineer Ove Arup (1895-1988) has opened at the V&A.

The retrospective examines his ‘total design’ principles, which encouraged engineers to collaborate at an early stage on buildings such as the Finsbury Health Centre (above).

Engineering the World: Ove Arup and the Philosophy of Total Design – supported by VW Group and Tideway – runs until 6 November.