How do you put a value on great design? The real answer is in the benefits brought to the lives of the end user. 50 design questions answered showcases solutions to the challenges faced by designers of the buildings and urban areas that shape the world around us.
The changing needs of society and the planet – from economic instability to climate change and population growth – are driving an increased appetite among nations, cities and businesses for bold new design projects that are fit to face the future.
In tackling these global issues, Arup, arguably one of the most creative firms in the world, always poses the question: ‘can it be better designed?’ It is the desire to address this question that sets it apart.
This intriguing and beautifully presented publication offers inspiration to design, architecture and engineering professionals worldwide as well as to non professionals interested in design and concerned by these issues. 50 design questions answered provides a glimpse of the thinking behind, and transformative effect of, smartly designed urban spaces and improvements to both the built and natural environment.
Originally a printed book, this digital version contains additional images and films of the projects featured.