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Irish land Egyptian museum prize

Little-known Dublin practice Heneghan.Peng.Architects (HPA)has won the long-awaited competition for a £350 million museum of antiquities next to the pyramids in Giza. The office saw off competition from 1,557 practices in 83 countries competing for the US$250,000 Grand Egyptian Museum prize, including a host of high-profile Brits.The 113 UK-based practices known to have entered included Will Alsop Architects, Future Systems, Zaha Hadid Architects, Aedas AHR with QUAD Design and ...

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