Arup is an international engineering firm involved in design, planning and project management. It offers an extensive range of professional services around the world. Its innovative and integrated approach is based on the proven skills and abilities that allow the group to offer effective solutions for every challenge. For many years, Arup has had a considerable influence on the built environment and is the creative force behind many of the most innovative and sustainable projects produced over the past decades. The firm currently employs over twelve thousand people in 92 offices in more than 40 countries, making it possible to handle over ten thousand projects simultaneously. Arup mainly offers its services in the areas of infrastructure, construction and consulting, with the goal of providing the best professional skills through a multidisciplinary approach. Arup is a foundation owned by each of its employees. Since it isn’t influenced by owners or shareholders, it can operate freely and formulate the best solutions independently. Arup opened its doors in Italy in 2000 in response to a growing demand for specialized technical advice and the significant growth in the number of complex projects in the country.