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Born in Iraq, Dame Zaha Hadid studied architecture in London and has since become one of the most highly renowned and revered female architects in the world. After founding Zaha Hadid Architects in 1979, Hadid continued to receive accolades for her highly sophisticated, signature projects, including the 2004 Pritzker Architecture Prize, the Stirling Prize in 2010 and 2011, and the 2016 Royal Gold Medal by the Royal Institute of British Architects. Hadid also held chairs and guest professorships at various universities worldwide, including Columbia, Harvard, Yale and the University of Applied Arts in Vienna. Hadid's personal interest lay in the rigorous interface between architecture, urbanism, landscape and geology as her practice integrates natural topography and human-made systems, leading to innovation with new technologies. With almost 1000 projects across Asia, the Middle East, Europe and the Americas, Hadid's outstanding contribution to the architectural profession continues to be acknowledged by the world's most respected institutions, having been recently included on Forbes' list of the World's Most Powerful Women. Zaha Hadid passed away on March 31, 2016.

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This exquisite book harnesses the collaborative thinking and cultural philosophies behind Zaha Hadid Architects, and how Hadid's influential approach resulted in award-winning, sophisticated and compelling design.--Antiques & Arts Weekly
To see all her marvels in person, you would have to travel the globe, but a more accessible look at her legacy can be found between these pages.--Art + Design Magazine
284 pages of detailed drawings, rich photography and insightful commentary.--Luxe Life
......A collection that can be flipped through for pleasure or studied for a greater understanding on abstraction in design. In architecture, Hadid's walls were rarely straight vertical lines. Rather, they were flowing boundaries that took on forms similar to calligraphy. This book does its best to capture that powerful beauty--an aesthetic that only Hadid possessed.--Architecturaldigest.com
A comprehensive and visually stunning book that celebrates the work and legacy of Zaha Hadid, one of the 20th century's most esteemed leaders in architecture, design, and urbanism.--Dwell
A look back at some of her most innovative and impressive projects.--Vogue Living Australia
A new photography book from Images Publishing Group that chronicles how Hadid revolutionized building design.--Business Insider
Its 284 pages of detailed drawings, rich photography and insightful commentary all bear the imprint of the late architect...--Houston Chronicle
The book is beautifully packaged and designed, and richly illustrated with insightful commentary from the firm, making it a superb reference title.--Curve Magazine
The book's 248 pages feature dozens of color photographs of the British-Iraqi architect's designs.--Dezeen
The first book on the architect to be released since her death, it chronicles her influence on her company, as well as her cultural and collaborative philosophies.--The Editor at Large
The formal innovations that disrupted the field of architecture in recent decades owe much to the iconoclastic work of Zaha Hadid.--Interior Design Online
This book showcases the imaginative building designs of Zaha Hadid, who became the first woman to receive the Pritzker Architecture Prize.--Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
This book showcases the transformative, cultural, corporate, and residential spaces that entered into complete synchronicity with their surrounding environment.--Creative Home
This collection of eye-popping work covers major buildings executed between 2010 -2016.--Architectural Record
This gorgeously rendered book serves as a retrospective on the influential work of the late Zaha Hadid.--ElleDecor.com
This volume reveals the collaborative philosophy behind the creation of the soaring curving masterpieces that make up her life's work.--Belle Magazine Australia
Zaha Hadid's amazing architectural legacy presented in print.--Stuff Magazine

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