Ove Arup, the Philosopher

Played in 2015

Played at Cinematheque.

  • Taghi Amirani
  • 2013England38 minutesEnglish

A short documentary capturing the story of Ove Arup, his character, values, vision and work. It explores the historical context that enabled him to accomplish what he did, and describes the inimitable office culture that he created. It also touches on the relevance of his philosophy and ethos, and the impact that this has had. The film includes interviews with colleagues and staff, in addition to notable individuals from outside Arup such as Lord Richard Rogers and Renzo Piano.