Zaha Hadid


Zaha Hadid was the first woman to be awarded the distinguished Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2004, and is internationally known for both her theoretical and academic work. Hadid’s remarkable style is characterized by fragmented geometry and bold fluid forms. Currently Zaha Hadid Architects is working on a multitude of projects worldwide including: the High-Speed Train Station in Naples; the CityLife masterplan and tower in Milan; the Grand Theatre in Rabat and the New National Stadium in Tokyo, as well as major master-planning projects in Beijing, Bilbao, Istanbul and Singapore. In 2011 Zaha Hadid was featured in Newsweek Magazine’s ‘150 Women Who Shake The World’. © Brigitte Lacombe.