Archinect - News 2015-10-04T13:02:36-04:00 New Heneghan Peng-designed Palestinian Museum to open in May 2016 Justine Testado 2015-08-21T16:30:00-04:00 >2015-08-25T19:28:58-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="344" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A new museum dedicated to the history and culture of Palestine over the last two centuries is due to open in May next year in Birzeit...In a controversial move, the planned launch date coincides with the 68th anniversary of the Nakba, when the Israeli state was established in 1948 and more than 750,000 Palestinians went into exile. 'The decision to open the museum on May 15 is designed to underline the enduring importance of the Nakba to the museum&rsquo;s work,' says [museum director] Jack Persekian</p></em><br /><br /><p>More on Archinect:</p><p><a title="Israel-Palestine: Hope through architecture" href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Israel-Palestine: Hope through architecture</a></p><p><a title="Gaza attacks: Lethal warnings" href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Gaza attacks: Lethal warnings</a></p><p><a title="After Banksy: the parkour guide to Gaza" href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">After Banksy: the parkour guide to Gaza</a></p> Heneghan Peng wins Moscow’s NCCA competition Alexander Walter 2013-12-27T14:22:00-05:00 >2014-08-13T12:56:48-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="497" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Christmas came early for Heneghan Peng Architects: the Irish firm was announced on December 23 as the final winner of the international competiton for Moscow&rsquo;s new National Center for Contemporary Arts (NCCA).</p></em><br /><br /><p><img alt="" title="" src=""></p><p><img alt="" title="" src=""></p><p>Previously: <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Three finalists for Moscow&rsquo;s New National Center for Contemporary Arts (NCCA)</a></p> Three finalists for Moscow’s New National Center for Contemporary Arts (NCCA) Justine Testado 2013-12-16T20:24:00-05:00 >2014-08-13T12:40:36-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="503" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Strelka Institute for media, architecture and design announced on Dec. 12 the three finalists for the international competition to design the National Center for Contemporary Arts (NCCA) at the Khodynskoe Pole in Moscow.</p></em><br /><br /><p><strong>UPDATE: </strong><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Heneghan Peng wins Moscow&rsquo;s NCCA competition</a></p><p>Out of 10 teams in the second round of the competition, the jury selected 3 finalists:</p><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Heneghan Peng Architects (Ireland)</strong></a><br><img alt="" title="" src=""><br><br><img alt="" title="" src=""></p><p><br><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos (Spain):</strong></a><br><img alt="" title="" src=""><br><br><img alt="" title="" src=""><br><br><br><strong>MEL (Russia)</strong>:<br><img alt="" title="" src=""></p><p><br><img alt="" title="" src=""></p>