|Shih-Fu Peng, Roisin Heneghan|
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heneghan peng architects (hparc) is an architecture firm based in Dublin and Berlin. The company was established in New York in 1999 but was shifted to Dublin in 2001. Its founders are Róisín Heneghan and Shih-Fu Peng.
It has won many significant commissions, including the Grand Museum of Egypt, Aras Chill Dara in Kildare, Ireland, the Giant's Causeway Visitor Centre and new footbridges at the London Olympic park. To win the Egyptian Grand Museum, the firm won a design competition with 1557 entries, despite having only three staff members at the time.
In 2009 the company won three competitions: for the Arabsat headquarters in Saudi Arabia and the Mittelrheinbruecke competition to build a bridge over the Rhine between St.Goar and Goarshausen in Germany, and the competition to design a new library and academic building for the University of Greenwich. The building sits within a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is home to both the Department of Architecture & Landscape and the Department of Creative Professions & Digital Arts in London.
The Aras Chill Dara project in Kildare, won a 2006 RIBA European Award.
The Giant's Causeway Visitors' Centre won an RIBA National Award and was nominated for the RIBA Stirling Prize in 2013. The Visitor's Centre was also shortlisted for the 2013 Mies Van der Rohe Award