Arup - CUSP collaborative partnership: working together to unlock the green economy
Arup and the Curtin University Sustainability Policy (CUSP) Institute are pleased to announce the formation of the Arup-CUSP collaborative partnership, bringing theory and practice together.
CUSP’s Professor Peter Newman and Arup’s Allan Mason will lead the collaborative partnership, which aims to deliver tangible outputs in many areas of the ‘green economy’ including sustainability policy, planning for sustainability, sustainable urban infrastructure and development, rural sustainability, resilience and climate change.
“The collaborative partnership will strengthen our transition to an ecological age and we look forward to working with CUSP to explore real solutions to some of the most important challenges facing our world today and over coming decades” says Allan Mason, Principal at Arup.
“Our focus will be on leadership and enhancing our collective ability to influence change in the fields of mutual interest. Real world projects will be tackled, providing tangible and commercial solutions.” he added.
“What does CUSP need from this partnership? We need opportunities to be part of cutting edge projects, to trial our ideas. What can Arup expect from us? Lots of good ideas that may help set up the next wave of innovative projects. Together we are an unstoppable combination!” says Professor Newman.
Image: The Preston Beach townsite development is just one of the projects that will be planned to ensure long term economic viability, to create a diverse and prosperous community.