heneghan peng architects


Old Tower of the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church

Berlin, Germany

New exhibition planning and extension in the Old Tower of the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church: heneghan peng architects, Dublin, with Ralph Appelbaum Associates, Berlin, and artist Susan Philipsz win first prize.

Storm King Art Center, Arrival, Conservation & Fabrication | New York

New York

Storm King Art Center is a 500-acre outdoor museum located in New York’s Hudson Valley, where visitors experience large-scale sculpture and site-specific commissions under open sky. The welcome and arrival sequence builds upon the outdoor ethos of Storm King with essential buildings shaping an outdoor room, a welcoming “lobby” which gently guides visitors from arrival into Storm King.

Pavilion of Ireland, Venice Architecture Biennale 2012, Venice

The Pavilion of Ireland is located at the end of the Artiglierie in the Arsenale; it is composed of a bench for resting & its structural moment diagram as a series of wall drawings.

National Gallery of Ireland, Historic Wings Refurbishment | Dublin

Dublin, Ireland

The National Gallery of Ireland houses the National Collection of European and Irish Fine Art and has evolved over 150 years through a number of significant alterations and expansions. The refurbishment of the historic wings is part of an overall master plan that aims to develop a coherent and accessible circulation system through the various layers of the Gallery.

The Grand Egyptian Museum | Giza, Egypt

Giza, Egypt

The site for the Grand Egyptian Museum is located at the edge of the first desert plateau between the pyramids and Cairo. It is defined by a 50m level difference, created as the Nile carves its way through the desert to the Mediterranean, a geological condition that has shaped Egypt for over 3,000 years.

Palestinian Museum | Bir Zeit

Birzeit, West Bank, Palestine

The terraced landscape of Palestine has embedded within it its history. The approach to the Palestinian Museum is to draw on this history of the terraced landscape, embedding the museum into its immediate site and drawing from this site to tell a larger story of a diverse culture.

Giant’s Causeway Visitors’ Centre | Northern Ireland

Antrim, Northern Ireland

The Giant’s Causeway lies in Northern Ireland’s Causeway Coast World Heritage Site, a landscape of cliffs formed by hexagonal basalt stones, agricultural landscapes and cliffside walks. Utilising the large difference in level across the site, two folds are created in the landscape. One, extending the line of the ridge, accommodates the building. The second, extending the level of the road, screens the car park from view.

Berlin Botanic Gardens Entrance & Visitors’ Centre | Berlin

Berlin, Germany

With Studio Qwertz.

The new entrance and visitors’ centre are organised as a sequence of happenings and moments connecting the existing geometries of the site with the new café, shop, exhibition and ticketing along the main route and reflecting the diagonal axis of the museum in the timber structure of the roof of the visitor centre.

National Centre for Contemporary Arts | Moscow

Moscow, Russia

The National Centre for Contemporary Arts is designed as a vertical Museum at the centre of Khodynskoe Pole, a former airfield in Moscow. The verticality and profile of the cantilevered galleries gives the Museum a presence in the skyline allowing the museum to rise above the vast horizontal bulk of the adjacent Aviapark shopping centre.

Art Storage and Conservation Centre for the Klassik Stiftung Weimar | Weimar

Weimar, Germany

The building is conceived of as a collection of storage boxes, a workshop box to the front, a central circulation box and a large storage box. The central box is raised to accommodate the servicing requirement for the building. This new facility unifies all of the foundations art objects that were distributed to approximately twenty storage facilities of all kind and standard into one climate controlled space with highest security and storage technology standards.

City Museum Tonofenfabrik | Lahr, Germany

Lahr, Germany

The listed Tonofenfabrik, the old Clay Oven Factory, is situated in the historic centre of Lahr in Germany, close to the medieval castle ‘Storchenturm’ and the remains of the medieval town wall. The building is reinvented as a City Museum creating a destination for tourists and residents and connecting with the history and heritage of Lahr.

National Gallery of Ireland, Masterplan | Dublin

Dublin, Ireland

The National Gallery of Ireland houses the National Collection of European and Irish Fine Art and has evolved over 150 years through a number of significant alterations and expansions. The masterplan guides the development of the Gallery bringing together its various wings into a coherent whole.

Bigfoot, A Football Stadium for Los Angeles | LA

Los Angeles, United States

“Bigfoot” was a 1997 ideas competition to design a football stadium at Santa Monica State beach in order to entice football teams back to LA which has been deserted by two football teams over the previous two years.

We proposed a floating football stadium – a ship – which bypasses the problems of siting the stadium and addresses the increasing mobility of football teams, if the team is sold the football stadium can go with them.


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