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Queen of the curve' Zaha Hadid dies

Dame Zaha Hadid, the Iraqi-born British architect whose soaring structures left a mark on skylines and imaginations around the world and in the process reshaped architecture for the modern age, died in Miami

London Aquatics Centre

on Thursday.She was 65. Ms. Hadid contracted bronchitis earlier this week and suffered a sudden heart attack while being treated in... more The Guardian



The Architect Who Showed Us What the Future Looks Like

Except that's not it. Zaha Hadid, the British Iraqi architect, was a secret romantic in a cynical age. That quote of hers is a flippant one that belies a profound body of work—it sums up the possibility of creation, the optimism of making something artistic happen. To think that she'll never do it again is arresting.

Heydar Aliyev Center

"I just do what I do, and that's it."
—Zaha Hadid

Her architecture embodied an idea of progress. Rem Koolhaas, former teacher and colleague, said that she was "a planet in her own inimitable orbit"... more

Al Wakrah stadium


Works by Zaha Hadid


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2016 P/A Award Winner

Project R6, Seoul Korea.
REX Architects

The 39-story Project R6 is located along the eastern edge of the Yongsan International Business District in central Seoul, South Korea, and is part of a master plan that calls for 22 multifunctional towers. Its architects describe the program... more ArchMag


IIDA- 2016 Interior Design Winners

Chongqing Westin Hotel | Chongqing, China | Firm: CCD / Cheng Chung Design

The Annual Interior Design Competition celebrates outstanding, innovative Interior Design/Interior...  more


Architizer Awards 2016 Finalists

OVD 919, Cape Town, South Africa
SAOTA Architects

This awards program is different. The Architizer A+Awards is the largest awards program focused on promoting and celebrating the year’s best architecture and products. Its mission is to nurture the appreciation of meaningful architecture in... more


Featured Design School
Virginia Tech

School of Architecture + Design

Architecture enriches our lives by offering us environments that are sensibly compelling, thought provoking, and capable of lifting our spirits. In addition to being beautiful, architecture is, by ancient definition, functional and durable... more

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