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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

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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

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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

Protesters still unhappy with Zaha’s Tokyo Stadium

Objectors to Zaha Hadid Architects’ (ZHA) plans for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Stadium are still unhappy with the practice’s proposals, despite a number of changes to the designs

Zaha Hadid Architects' reworked designs for the Tokyo National Stadium

Zaha reworks Tokyo Stadium after fierce opposition

Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has reworked and ‘refined’ designs for Tokyo’s 2020 Olympic Stadium in the wake of local opposition

Heydar Aliyev Centre, Baku by Zaha Hadid Architects

Zaha design award sparks backlash

The Design Museum’s decision to hand the Design of the Year Award to a building named after a former KGB boss came in for widespread criticism

Heydar Aliyev Centre, Baku by Zaha Hadid Architectsd

Zaha’s Heydar Aliyev Centre crowned 2014 Design of Year

Zaha Hadid Architects’ Heydar Aliyev Centre in Baku has scooped this year’s Design of the Year Award - the first architectural project to have ever won the prestigious accolade

Zaha Hadid with the secretary general of Iraq’s Council of Representatives, Ayad Namik Majid, signing the contract to design Iraq's new parliament

Zaha Hadid Architects drops its fee for Iraqi Parliament by a third

Zaha Hadid has dropped her fee for work on the new Iraqi Parliament building by a little more than a third in a bid to keep the project alive

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Delays hit high-profile competition to resurrect Crystal Palace

The contest to resurrect Joseph Paxton’s Crystal Palace has stalled

WINNER: SOM's competition-winning scheme in the Swedish skyscraper contest

SOM wins contest for 60-storey Swedish skyscraper

The London office of SOM has beaten four other finalists, including Zaha Hadid and Ian Simpson, to win the contest to design one of the tallest buildings in Scandinavia

The Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs (IFI) building by Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) at the American University of Beirut (AUB)

Zaha finally unwraps new facility for Beirut university

Work has finally finished on Zaha Hadid’s new Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs (IFI) at the American University of Beirut (AUB)

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