Heneghan Peng

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heneghan peng architects
Limited Company
FounderRoisin Heneghan Edit this on Wikidata
HeadquartersDublin, Ireland
Key people
Roisin Heneghan, Shih-Fu Peng
Number of employees

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 Egyptian Museum,[1][2] Áras Chill Dara in Kildare, Ireland, the Giant's Causeway Visitors' Centre, and new footbridges at the London Olympic Park.[3][4] To win the Grand Egyptian Museum project, the firm won a design competition with 1,557 entries, despite having only three staff members at the time.

In 2009, the company won three competitions: for the Arabsat headquarters in Saudi Arabia,[5] the Mittelrheinbruecke competition to build a bridge over the Rhine between St. Goar and St. Goarshausen in Germany,[6] 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.[7]


The Áras Chill Dara project in Kildare, won a 2006 RIBA European Award.

The Giant's Causeway Visitors' Centre won a RIBA National Award and was nominated for the RIBA Stirling Prize in 2013. It was also shortlisted for the 2013 Mies van der Rohe Award.


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-11-15. Retrieved 2007-10-31.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ http://www.burohappold.com/BH/BHTemplate8.aspx?ID=B692F785237D9033D07201C7A58B4A12[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-10-26. Retrieved 2007-10-31.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ http://www.hparc.com/projects.html
  5. ^ http://www.e-architect.co.uk/saudi_arabia/arabsat_headquarters.htm
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-05-02. Retrieved 2009-08-20.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ "Heneghan Peng does it again". The Irish Times. 17 September 2009.

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