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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

Terminal 2 at Mexico City Airport

Four UK firms named on shortlist for huge Mexico City airport expansion

Zaha Hadid Architects, Foster + Partners, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners and Pascall+Watson have been named on a seven-strong shortlist to design the £1.8 billion expansion of Mexico City airport

Zaha Hadid Architects' 40-storey City of Dreams hotel project in Macau, China

Zaha reveals ‘City of Dreams’ hotel in Macau

[First look] Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has unveiled plans for a new 40-storey hotel in Macau, China

Zaha Hadid's Malevich's Tektonik

Hadid lined up to present BBC arts programme

Zaha Hadid is to present a BBC TV programme on the Russian artist who inspired her final graduation project at the AA in the 1970s


Hadid makes South Korean debut with new cultural hub

Zaha Hadid Architects has completed a £272million cultural hub in Seoul, South Korea

Gothenberg tower contest - site plan

Hadid, SOM and Simpson vie for Swedish super-tall tower

Zaha Hadid, Ian Simpson Architects and the London-office of SOM have been named on a five-strong shortlist in the competition to design ‘one of the tallest’ building in Scandinavia

Zaha Hadid Residences, Milan

First look at Zaha Hadid's Milan Fiera 'Residences'

Zaha Hadid Architects has released the first images of its ‘residences’ complex within the Milan Fiera mega site

ZHA Aquatics Centre

Zaha Hadid's Aquatic Centre opens to the public

Zaha Hadid’s London Aquatics Centre will be opened up to the public for the first time this weekend


Zaha, Rogers and Chippo on 'stellar' Crystal Palace shortlist

A line-up of half a dozen of the UK’s biggest hitters, including three former Stirling Prize winners, has been shortlisted in the contest to resurrect Joseph Paxton’s Crystal Palace

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