Two Landscapes

Sat, Sep 24, 2016    6:30pm

Two Landscapes: The Palestinian Museum and the Grand Egyptian Museum

This lecture is an event of the Omrania | CSBE Student Award for Architectural Design (The Omrania|CSBE Student Award for Excellence in Architectural Design), and is organized by Omrania & Associates and the Center for the Study of the Built Environment (CSBE) in partnership with Studio-X Amman.

Róisín Heneghan is an Irish architect and designer. She is cofounder of Heneghan Peng Architects along with Shi-Fu Peng. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University College of Dublin, and her Master of Architecture degree from Harvard University. She has taught at numerous institutions including University College Dublin, Cornell, MIT, Yale, and Harvard. She won the Architectural League Prize (previously known as the Young Architects Forum) in 1999, and was nominated twice (in 2015 and 2013) for the RIBA Stirling Prize. Heneghan's numerous projects include the Grand Egyptian Museum, Palestinian Museum, Giant's Causeway Visitors' Centre, Central Park Bridges at the London Olympic Park, School of Architecture at the University of Greenwich, and the Canadian Canoe Museum.