David Edge

David Edge

Associate Director, Virtual & Visualisation Leader, Arup

David Edge is an Associate Director of Arup and leads Arup’s Virtual and Visualisation business. He works with all design disciplines to produce visualisations, Virtual reality and interactive technologies at all stages of a project. He has led major visualisation commissions such as the London 2012 Olympics and legacy and High Speed two. His work has been featured extensively at exhibitions and on the media worldwide.

He is driven with the opportunities to change the way communication of the built environment is undertaking. The rich mix of data, emerging technologies and convergence of specialisms enables better decision making and engagement.

He will draw on examples of where Arup have developed visualisation methodologies to engage all audiences to understand and form an informed opinion of proposals in context, giving stakeholders tools to have an open and clear dialogue. Through innovation with the latest technologies he will demonstrate how virtual reality simulation allows quantifiable experiences of the proposed designs, consultation, planning, stakeholder management and fundraising.