Róisín Heneghan: Work

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Róisín Heneghan gave the spring 2020 FXCollaborative Lecture on Sustainability, Urbanism, and Design. William Staffeld / AAP
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Heneghan's lecture titled "Work," in Abby and Howard Milstein Auditorium. photo / Marina Bernardi (B.Arch. '24)
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Róisín Heneghan presenting samples of her work in Milstein Auditorium. William Staffeld / AAP
Róisín Heneghan gave the spring 2020 FXCollaborative Lecture on Sustainability, Urbanism, and Design. William Staffeld / AAP Heneghan's lecture titled "Work," in Abby and Howard Milstein Auditorium. photo / Marina Bernardi (B.Arch. '24) Róisín Heneghan presenting samples of her work in Milstein Auditorium. William Staffeld / AAP

FXCollaborative Lecture on Sustainability, Urbanism, and Design

Roisin Heneghan* is an architect and cofounder of Heneghan Peng Architects, a practice working with landscape, urban planning, and architecture with offices in Dublin and Berlin. She received a bachelor of architecture from the University College Dublin and a master's degree in architecture from Harvard University Graduate School of Design.

The practice has a diverse portfolio of work including the Giant Causeway Visitors' Centre in Northern Ireland (2012), the Library and School of Architecture for the University of Greenwich in London (2014), the Palestinian Museum in Birzeit (2016), the National Gallery of Ireland Historic Wings Refurbishment (2017), the Museum Tonofenfabrik Lahr (2018), and the Grand Egyptian Museum, which is currently under construction.

The work of Heneghan Peng has been exhibited and published widely, including multiple participations at the Venice Biennale. Heneghan Peng have won many open architectural competitions, most notably for the Grand Egyptian Museum, which attracted 1,557 entries from around the world. More recently, the firm won the international design competition for the Canadian Canoe Museum in Ontario, Canada. The built work of the practice has been nominated and shortlisted for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award, and been nominated for the RIBA Stirling Prize.

Roisin Heneghan has taught extensively, most recently at Yale University, and lectured widely. She has served as a jury member on several international architectural competitions and was on the 2016 jury for the RIBA Stirling Prize.

*pronounced row-SHEEN heen-A-hin

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