Sir Ove Arup
(1895-1988)

Died aged c. 93

Sir Ove Nyquist Arup, CBE, MICE, MIStructE (16 April 1895 – 5 February 1988) was a Danish British engineer who founded Arup Group Limited, a multinational corporation that offers engineering, design, planning, project management, and consulting services for building systems. Ove Arup is considered to be among the foremost architectural structural engineers of his time.

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Commemorated on 3 plaques

Photo of Ove Arup clear plaque
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Photo of Ove Arup black plaque
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Sir Ove N. Arup engineer lived in this house from 1932 to 1939

28 Willifield Way, NW11, London, United Kingdom where he lived (1932-1939)

Sir Ove Arup (1895-1988), academician, champion of "Total Architecture" and doyen of 20th century structural engineers. He personally designed every detail of Kingsgate Bridge (1963), and was the structural engineer and architectural advisor for Dunelm House (1965). This composite resin bust is a replica of an original portrait head by Diana Brandenburger (1987)

New Elvet, Durham, United Kingdom where he was

Ove Arup 1895-1988. Engineer and Philosopher. Born here on 16 April.

16 Jesmond Vale Terrace, Heaton Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom where he was born (1895)