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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's Paddington

Architects join Paddington Trail

Zaha Hadid and Robin Partington & Partners have designed customised statues for a charity promotion connected with the upcoming Paddington film.

Helmut Richter’s Kinkplatz secondary school in Vienna, Austria. Image by Manfred Seidl

Stars launch petition to save Helmut Richter ‘masterpiece’

Zaha Hadid, Frank Gehry and Stephen Holl are among 23 architects from around the globe campaigning to protect Helmut Richter’s Kinkplatz school from ‘barbaric’ alterations

Zaha Hadid Architects' reworked designs for the Tokyo National Stadium

Hadid’s revised Tokyo stadium branded ‘turtle’ in latest attack

Zaha Hadid Architects’ redesigned Tokyo 2020 Olympics stadium scheme will be ‘dull and look like a turtle’ – according to one of Japan’s most famous architects

Peter Barber's Mount Pleasant proposals

Hadid and Barber propose Mount Pleasant alternatives

Opposition to the Royal Mail’s housing scheme at its Mount Pleasant site in Clerkenwell has mounted after locally based architects Peter Barber and Zaha Hadid both expressed interest in developing alternative design

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Exclusive AJ interview: Hadid & Schumacher

Zaha Hadid and Patrik Schumacher speak candidly about the libel action against the New York critic, why King’s Cross is ‘totally dull’ and why a debate is needed about the working conditions in the Middle East

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Hadid defends libel action against US publication over Qatar article

Zaha Hadid has defended her decision to sue for libel over an article accusing her of showing ‘no concern’ for the deaths of construction workers in Qatar

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US critic apologises after Zaha sues over Qatar deaths article

American architecture critic who wrote allegedly defamatory article issues statement voicing regret over an ‘error’

Cross House Hoffice, Paris

Hoffice reveals Parisian apartment block plans

Emerging practice Hoffice, founded by ex-Zaha Hadid architect Stephane Hof, has revealed designs for a new housing scheme in central Paris

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