Articles on Zaha Hadid


Mark A-to-Z: Z is for Zaha Hadid

Last but definitely not least, Zaha Hadid completes our Mark A-to-Z series.

Mark A-to-Z: C is for Concrete

Mark A-to-Z: C is for Concrete

We take a look at five projects that have benefited from the qualities of concrete as a durable resource for family residences, public buildings and tiny houses.

The architects return effortlessly to Zaha Hadid’s earlier vocabulary of crisp dynamic forms and concrete cantilevers.

Issam Fares Institute by Zaha Hadid Architects

BEIRUT – In her latest finished project, the starchitect returns to her roots and reminds us she is not a one-trick pony after all.

The Dongdaemun Design Plaza bears the architects' signature sensuous formal vocabulary and futuristic monumentality.

Dongdaemun Design Plaza by Zaha Hadid Architects

DONGDAEMUN – Zaha Hadid and long-term collaborator Patrik Schumacher's have completed a project in the historically charged Jung District in Seoul, South Korea.

‘The natural rhythms and flows of the city, of the environment and of the people have been integrated within the design to define its formal composition’, says Zaha Hadid.

Galaxy SOHO by Zaha Hadid Architects

BEIJING – Central Beijing parades a new mixed-use commercial building that defies straight lines, designed by renowned Zaha Hadid Architects.

The architects describe the building as 'a large tree-trunk that has been laid horizontally.'

Pierres Vives by Zaha Hadid Architects

MONTPELLIER – An archive, library and sports department inhabit Zaha Hadid Architects' design in southern France, which exploits chamfered contours and deep concrete volumes, …

The structure is defined by a jagged gable-like roofline that mimics the natural form of wavy water.

Glasgow Riverside Museum

GLASGOW – Like the masts of a tall ship, the façade of the Riverside Museum in Glasgow is topped with sharp peaks and pinnacles.

The building’s façade reflects an aquatic theme, with softly rippling walls that extend across the exterior.

Rippling concrete waves frame Zaha Hadid's gallery

LONDON – Inspired by the power of water, a London gallery captures the elegant, dynamical and porous aesthetic of H2O.