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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

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

Zaha Hadid Cambodia

Boom time for Zaha Hadid as turnover grows 26%

Zaha Hadid’s practice has seen a huge 26 per cent increase in revenue and has added an extra 64 staff, according to its latest company accounts


Chinese developer given ultimatum over stalled Crystal Palace contest

Bromley Council has told Chinese developer ZhongRong Group it has 14 days to commit to its proposed redevelopment of Crystal Palace or risk having the deal ripped up

Revised concept design by ZHA and ADPI for Daxing Airport in China

Zaha drafted onto £9bn Daxing airport scheme

Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has been hired to work on the largest airport project in the world - despite failing to make the shortlist in the original contest for the enormous job

Asif Khan

Asif Khan joins starchitects on list of UK's 'most influential figures'

Upcoming star Asif Khan has joined Norman Foster, Richard Rogers, Zaha Hadid and David Chipperfield on Debrett’s list of the UK’s most influential figures

Zaha Hadid's Al Wakrah Stadium scheme in Qatar

Zaha donates libel case settlement money to workers’ rights charity

Zaha Hadid has donated the settlement cash from her lawsuit against the New York Review of Books to an unnamed labour rights organization

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