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Zaha Hadid

The life and work of Pritzker Prize-winning British architect Zaha Hadid
Zaha Hadid

Zaha Hadid is one of Britain's foremost architects. She won the Pritzker Prize in 2004 and the Thomas Jefferson Medal in Architecture in 2007.

Zaha Hadid Building Studies


Evelyn Grace Academy by Zaha Hadid Architects

The building’s segments resemble supersized, tensely interlocked graffiti script, spray-canned in silver, grey and black, says Jay Merrick

Riverside Museum, Glasgow, by Zaha Hadid

Riverside Museum, Glasgow, by Zaha Hadid Architects

The beautifully built Riverside Museum proves hiring Zaha Hadid was the right thing for Glasgow, writes Rory Olcayto. Photography by Hufton + Crow


Love it or hate it, Zaha pushes the boundaries

Zaha Hadid’s televised Stirling Prize win promotes the commodification of architecture, says Christine Murray

Prince Charles was right to speak out, now architects must listen

The Prince was sticking up for a general public denied a voice by an architectural closed shop dominated by modernists, says Alireza Sagharchi

Zaha Hadid Architects' reworked designs for the Tokyo National Stadium

Japan gives final go-ahead for Zaha's £1.3bn Olympic stadium

Zaha Hadid Architects’ Tokyo Olympic stadium will start on site in October and cost £1.3 billion to complete, the Japanese government has confirmed

Zaha Hadid Architects' reworked designs for the Tokyo National Stadium

No threat of losing Tokyo stadium job, insists Hadid

Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has brushed aside reports that the Japanese government is considering tearing up its contract for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics stadium

Zaha Hadid Oxford

Zaha unwraps polished steel Middle East Centre extension

Zaha Hadid Architects has completed its long-awaited extension to the Middle East Centre at St Antony’s College, Oxford

Zaha Mexico

Zaha reveals Mexican debut

Zaha Hadid Architects is set to build its first project in Mexico – a high-density housing scheme in the country’s third largest city, Monterrey

Matt Carapiet

Student architect confirmed among Nepal dead

A 23-year-old student architect from Kent was killed in last month’s Nepal Earthquake, the Foreign Office has confirmed.

Patrik Schumacher, director at Zaha Hadid Architects

Patrik Schumacher: ‘We never aim to create an icon’

Zaha Hadid’s right-hand man Patrik Schumacher has hit out at criticism of iconic buildings and star architects as ‘all-to-easy point-scoring’

Video: Animation of Zaha Hadid's Bee’ah HQ

Middle East waste management company Bee’ah has released this animation of its proposed Zaha Hadid-designed HQ in the United Arab Emirates


Pritzker winners pay tribute to Otto

Previous winners of the Pritzker Prize, including Zaha Hadid, Shigeru Ban and Renzo Piano, have paid tribute to Frei Otto

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