heneghan peng architects

heneghan peng architects is a design partnership practicing architecture, landscape and urban design. The practice was founded by Shih-Fu Peng and Róisín Heneghan in New York in 1999 and in 2001 opened an office in Dublin, Ireland.

We take a multi-disciplinary approach to design and have collaborated with many leading designers and engineers on a range of projects which include larger scale urban masterplans, bridges, landscapes and buildings.Current projects include the Canadian Canoe Museum, The Old Library refurbishment at Trinity College Dublin, the Visitors’ Centre at the Berlin Botanic Gardens and the Grand Egyptian Museum


Doreen Adler

Emma Byrne

Enrica Cascone

Reid Caudill

Bonnie Chau

Andreas Dopfer

Johanna Dreier

Muiris FitzGerald

Elizabeth Gaynor

Róisín Heneghan

Harry Hutchinson

Isabelle Ihl

Dominic Lavelle

Emma McGloin

Glenn O’Brien

Seyhan Özgen

Malgorzata Patora-Mutusiak

Shih-Fu Peng

Katja Pötzsch

Sasha Smolin

Katarzyna Turza-Rachwal

Rachel S. Walton

Michael J. Weir

Di Wu

Simona Yonkova

Competitions and Awards

Aga Khan Shortlist: Palestinian Museum 2019

Winner | US Museum (NDA) 2018
Winner | Grangorman West Quad College of Business, School of Social Sciences and Law 2018
Winner | University College Dublin Sports Campus Masterplan 2018
Shortlisted | UK Holocaust Memorial, London 2017
Winner | Book of Kells Visitor Centre, Dublin 2016
Winner | Canadian Canoe Museum, Peterborough, Ontario, 2016
Winner | Ikareum Lilianthal Flight Museum, Anklam, Germany, 2016
Winner | Berlin Botanical Gardens Visitors’ Centre, Berlin, 2016
EU Mies Award Nomination: University of Greenwich: Library and Academic Building, 2015
RIBA Stirling Prize Shortlist: University of Greenwich: Library and Academic Building, 2015
Runner Up | Ein neues Haus für die Taz, Berlin 2014
RIBA Stirling Prize Shortlist: Giant’s Causeway Visitors’ Centre, 2013
EU Mies Award Shortlist: Giant’s Causeway Visitors’ Centre, 2013
Winner | National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Moscow, 2013
Winner | Museum Tonofenfabrik, Lahr, Germany, 2013
Shortlisted | Adidas World of Sports, Office Southeast, Herzogenaurach, Germany, 2013
Shortlisted | Southbank Centre, London, 2012
Winner | Palestinian Museum, Palestine, 2011
Shortlisted | V&A Exhibition Road Competition, London, 2010
Winner | School of Architecture and Learning Centre Greenwich University, UK, 2009
Winner | Art Conservation Centre for the Klassik Stiftung Weimar, Germany, 2009
Winner | MittelRheinBruecke at UNESCO World Heritage Site, Germany, 2009
Winner | Arabsat Headquarters Buildings, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 2008
Shortlisted | Munch-Stenerson Museum, Oslo, 2008
Runner-Up| Metrowest Liff ery Bridge, Dublin, 2008
Runner-Up | L+M Harbour Towers and Bridge, Copenhagen, 2008
Runner-Up | Manchester Co-Op Northern Gateway Site Masterplan, 2008
Runner-Up | Masterplan for Glass Bottle Site, Dublin, 2007–2008
Winner| Olympic Bridges, Olympic Park, London, 2007, Currently Under Construction
Winner| Custom House Landscaping Project, Dublin 2007, Currently in Schematic Design
Winner| National Gallery of Ireland Refurbishment 2007, Currently in Schematic Design
Winner| Mountjoy Redevelopment Masterplan Dublin 2006, Currently in Schematic Design
Sustainable Energy Ireland, Building of the year for Áras Chill Dara 2006
RIBA European Award for Áras Chill Dara 2006
RIAI Best Public Building Áras Chill Dara 2006
Runner-Up | Project Honor, a building to commemorate Sam Johnson at the SC Johnson HQ in Racine Wisconsin, 2006
High Honorable Mention | Asian Cultural Complex, Korea 2005
Winner | Giants Causeway Visitor Centre Competition 2005
Winner | Carlisle Pier Redevelopment, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin 2004
Winner | Grand Museum of Egypt, Cairo International Competition
Winner | Invited Competition for Hotel in Co. Dublin 2003, Currently Under Construction
American Institute of Architects Award, 2001
Winner | Aras Chill Dara 2000 in association with Arthur Gibney & Partners
Runner-Up | International Competition for Dept of the Arts Dublin, 1999
Winner | “Young Architects Forum” Architectural League of New York, 1999
Winner | Boston Society of Architects Unbuilt Project Awards, 1998
Winner | Ideas Competition for Stadium in Los Angeles, 1997


25th European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture 2013 – Mies van der Rohe Award
Venice Biennale 2012: Selected to represent Ireland at the Irish Pavilion
SPANS: Viaducts, Bridges and Walkways - Building Centre London. Exhibition of Olympic Bridge, 2008
Venice Biennale 2006: Invited to participate in the Irish Pavilion
Rotterdam Biennale 2005: Invited to exhibit Bigfoot, a football stadium for LA
Sensei Contemporanei 2005-2006, Italy
Venice Biennale 2004: Invited to exhibit The Carlisle Pier project
Practising Architecture: Five Architectural Experiments, Royal Hibernian Academy, 2004
Royal Hibernian Academy, Summer Exhibition 2003
Scale: National Building Museum, Washington DC, January to April 2000
Scale: The Architectural League, New York, April to June 1999



heneghan peng architects
14–16 Lord Edward Street, Floor 2
Dublin D02 YC63, Ireland

Tel +353 (0)1 633 9000
Fax +353 1 633 9010



Potsdamer Strasse 98a, 4. OG
10785 Berlin

Tel +49 30 20 89 88 750
Fax +49 30 20 89 88 759