RIP Architect Zaha Hadid dies after heart attack

Hello Folks,… Ohh, we lose one more brilliant and dynamic mind in the world of architecture, after architect Zaha Hadid dies after heart attack.

Iraqi-born, this year Architect Zaha Hadid was the first woman to receive the Royal Institute of British Architects (Riba) Gold Medal in recognition of her work.

Work by Architect Zaha Hadid,

Architect Zaha Hadid Rest in Peace with Great Architectural Legacy

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Inevitably, architect zaha hadid stirred nearly as much controversy as she won admiration, provoking protests from human rights advocates when her $250 million cultural center in Baku, Azerbaijan, forced the eviction of families from the site.

A commission to design a stadium in Qatar; a sensuous plan that more than a few observers likened to female anatomy became, in truth unfairly, a lightning rod for critics who decry the treatment of foreign laborers by the government there.

She sued for defamation one critic who falsely reported that 1,000 workers had died building her stadium, before construction had even begun. She won a settlement and an apology.

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Interesting Detail About Architect Zaha Hadid

  • Born : Zaha Mohammad Hadid, 31 October 1950, Baghdad, Iraq
  • Died : 31 March 2016 (aged 65), Miami, Florida, U.S.
  • Nationality : Iraqi-British
  • Alma mater : American University of Beirut, Architectural Association School of Architecture
  • Occupation : Architect
  • Website : www.zaha-hadid.com
  • Practice  : Zaha Hadid Architects
  • Buildings : MAXXI, Bridge Pavilion, Maggie’s Centre, Contemporary Arts Center

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List of works by Architect Zaha Hadid

  • Malevich’s Tektonik
  • Museum of the Nineteenth Century
  • Dutch ParliamentExtension
  • Irish Prime Minister’s Residence
  • 59 Eaton Place
  • Parc de la Villette
  • The Peak
  • Grand Buildings
  • Melbury Court
  • Hamburg Docklands
  • Kurfürstendamm70
  • IBA housing
  • Azabu-Jyuban
  • Tomigaya
  • West Hollywood Civic Centre
  • Al Wahda Sports Centre
  • Berlin 2000
  • Victoria City Areal
  • A New Barcelona
  • Tokyo Forum
  • Hafenstrasse development
  • Moonsoon
  • Folly 3
  • Vitra fire station
  • Cardiff Bay Opera House
  • Serpentine Gallery Pavilion
  • Serpentine Sackler Gallery
  • Hoenheim-North Terminus & Car Park
  • One-North Masterplan
  • Bergisel Ski Jump
  • Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art
  • Ordrupgaard Museumextension
  • BMW Central Building
  • Phaeno Science Center
  • Szervita Square Tower
  • Kartal-Pendik Waterfront Regeneration Masterplan
  • Maggie’s Centres at the Victoria Hospital
  • Tondonia Winery Pavilion
  • Eleftheria Squareredesign
  • Hungerburgbahnstations
  • Vilnius Guggenheim Hermitage Museum
  • Bridge Pavilion
  • S. Bach Pavilion
  • CMA CGM Tower
  • MAXXI – National Museum of the 21st Century Arts
  • Guangzhou Opera House
  • Evelyn Grace Academy
  • Sheikh Zayed Bridge
  • London Aquatics Centre
  • Riverside Museum
  • Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center
  • Pierres Vives Building
  • Napoli Afragola railway station
  • Salerno Maritime Terminal
  • Innovation Tower
  • Dongdaemun Design Plaza & Park
  • Wangjing SOHO
  • Investcorp Building, St Antony’s College
  • Grace on Coronation
  • Messner Mountain Museum Corones

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“For three decades now, she has ventured where few would dare,” he said. “If Paul Klee took a line for a walk, then Zaha took the surfaces that were driven by that line out for a virtual dance.”

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