Airbnb’s European Operations Hub in Dublin / Heneghan Peng Architects

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Architects: Heneghan Peng Architects
Location: 4 South Lotts Road, Dublin,
Project Principal: Shih-Fu Peng, Roisin Heneghan
Area: 2,000 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Ed Reeve

Heneghan Peng Architects Selected to Design Contemporary Arts Center in Moscow

’ Winning NCCA Proposal. Image Courtesy of NCCA

Heneghan Peng Architects has won an international competition for a new National Centre for Contemporary Arts (NCCA) at ’s Khodynskoe Pole. Selected from a shortlist of three, the Dublin-based practice will now further develop their winning scheme which vertically stacks exhibition spaces as flexible “trays” to maximize accessibility and visually connect the NCCA’s activities to the surrounding landscape.

Once complete, the large-scale building will host a variety of permanent and temporary exhibitions, as well as lectures, professional conferences, concerts, performances, studios, art education facilities and more.

Three Shortlisted for Contemporary Arts Center in Moscow

’ NCCA proposal. Image Courtesy of NCCA

The has unveiled three shortlisted proposals for Moscow’s National Centre of Contemporary Arts (NCCA). The competition, now in its second and final stage, has selected these finalists from a longlist of ten, leaving behind proposals from Steven Holl Architects and other well-respected practices.

Planned to become Russia’s main national institution for contemporary arts, the NCCA will host a variety of permanent and temporary exhibitions, as well as lectures, professional conferences, concerts, performances, studios, art education facilities and more.

The three shortlisted finalists (and projects) are:

LSE Asks for ‘Further Work’ To Be Done on Shortlisted Designs

Team B. Image Courtesy of / RIBA

Following the announcement last month that the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) had shortlisted five designs for their new Global Centre for Social Sciences (GCSS) in London’s Aldwych, they have now revealed that “there’s not one really outstanding scheme” and “there’s some further work to do by the practices and the LSE.” Therefore contestants Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, OMAHopkins ArchitectsGrafton Architects, and Henegham Peng Architects must reconsider their proposed designs

Shortlist Announced for LSE Global Centre for Social Sciences

Team C. Image Courtesy of LSA / RIBA

The London School of Economics and Political Science () and the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) have unveiled five shortlisted proposals for the new £90 million Global Centre for Social Sciences (GCSS) in ’s Aldwych. The competition, which has attracted designs from the likes of Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners and OMA, will be the school’s “biggest ever building project” and is set to “transform” the world-leading institution. Other entrants include Hopkins Architects, Grafton Architects, and Henegham Peng Architects. See the anonymous proposals after the break…

Giants Causeway Visitor Centre / Heneghan & Peng Architects

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Architects: Heneghan & Peng Architects
Location: , Northern Ireland, UK
Design Team: Monika Arczynska, Jorge Taravillo Canete, Chris Hillyard, Kathrin Klaus, Carmel Murray, Padhraic Moneley, Catherine Opdebeeck, Helena del Rio
Project Year: 2012
Photographs: Hufton + Crow

Aras Chill Dara / Heneghan Peng architects

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Architects: Heneghan Peng architects + Arthur Gibney & Partners
Location: Naas, ,
Client: Kildare County Council
Size: 11,400 sqm
Structural|Civil: Michael Punch & Partners
Building Services: Buro Happold
QS: Boyd & Creed
Facade Engineering: RFR
IT|Security|Fire|Acoustics: Buro Happold
Photographs: Courtesy of Heneghan Peng architects

   

V&A Exhibition Road Competition Shortlist Announcement

V&A Competition

The Victoria and Albert Museum recently announced the seven architectural practices invited to submit proposals for the museum’s Exhibition Road development. You can read more about the competition and the shortlisted design teams after the break.