A heartfelt tribute to a globally significant personality who pioneered architectural design with a sculptural approach _ Zaha Hadid (1950 – 2016)




On the 31st of March 2016, the architectural fraternity witnessed a great loss of a significant personality. Zaha Hadid (1950-2016) , winner of the Pritzker Prize and recipient of the RIBA Gold Medal bid adieu to a heavenly abode at the age of 65 years.


The Eli & Edythe Broad Art Museum, Michigan State University.


Aquatic Center, London.

3Dongdaemun Design Plaza, Seoul S.Korea.

A pioneer at her work and a well renowned architect, Zaha Hadid’s immense contribution towards this field of design goes beyond words. With visionary spatial concepts, she brought to life a mature piece of architecture that conveyed a sense of fluidity and complexities of its form.


Riverside Museum,Glasgow.


The Sheikh Zayed Bridge, U.A.E.


Heydar Aliyev Center Azerbaijan.

Even though the world has lost a visionary architect such as Zaha Hadid, her vivaciousness continues to live through the many spectacular buildings she designed across the world that will continue to stand strong and proud in her praise.


Oak-paneled auditorium Heydar Aliyev Center Azerbaijan.


Guangzhou Opera House, China


MAXXI National Museum of 21st Century Arts

At her death, she and her firm with hundreds of employees are left with an unfinished legacy and have dozens of projects in progress, including an Iraqi Parliament building in Baghdad, which is her birthplace. She has also designed the Al Wakrah Stadium Qatar, set to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup and is already seeking great appreciation even in its rendered avatar. Lets have a look at what the employees are left to accomplish to achieve this great legacy.


un4   Al Wakrah Stadium Qatar


1000 Museum Miami


2020 Olympic Stadium Japan (abandoned)

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Central Bank of Iraq

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520 West 28th Street, New York

– Rhea Fernandes ,Volume Zero.
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