December 13, 2016 /
Zaha Hadid Architects’ Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs, at the American University of Beirut, melds local traditions with innovative geometries, creating an architectural manifestation of the Institute’s ideals of opportunity, pluralism, creativity and tolerance.
September 21, 2015 /
Established by renowned climber Reinhold Messner, the museum designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, explores the traditions, history and discipline of mountaineering.
September 08, 2014 /
While most buildings remain in their place for decades, they can still express dynamic movement and fluidity. At least that is what the latest work one of the world's leading female architects, wants you to believe. With bundles of flowing curves around every corner, Hadid's new University of Economics Library and Learning Centre (LLC) in Vienna resembles a fancy stream-lined car rather than a traditional building. Situated at the center of a new university campus in Austria's capital, it is the biggest, tallest and most striking piece of architecture of the entire campus area.
April 23, 2014 /
The so-called 'creative industries' are what almost all major world cities want to be known for and base their future economy on. So, how does a city become a 'design city'? Mayors everywhere in the world are currently pondering this question. Oh Se-Hoon, the former mayor of Seoul, the capital city of South Korea, who preferred landmark construction projects over welfare programs, spent 450 million dollars on a fancy, sleek new building called the Dongdaemun Design Plaza - or DDP for short.
February 12, 2014 /
Zaha Hadid Architects’ New Cultural Center in Azerbaijan Hovers on a Platform of Light, Like a Beacon of Advanced Design that Spans East and West.
September 26, 2013 /
A former gunpowder store of severe Palladianism transformed for public use and adorned with pavilion of curvy splendor. Distinction rather than architectural assimilation at Zaha Hadid Architects’ Serpentine Sackler Gallery, opening up the existing listed building towards the surrounding lushness of Kensington Gardens.
February 18, 2013 /
The new Port Authority Headquarters - the future Port House - is located on the boundary between the city of Antwerp and its harbor.
January 07, 2013 /
The Galaxy SOHO, inspired by the grand scale of Beijing, will become an integral part of the living city.
November 27, 2012 /
The design of the Eli & Edythe Broad Art Museum, located at the northern edge of the Michigan State University campus, is influenced by a set of movement paths that traverse and border the site.
October 22, 2012 /
The Pierresvives building unifies an archive, a library and a sports department within a single envelope.
April 02, 2012 /
The design of the Rocca London Gallery brings about a connective language between the architecture and the bathroom products, with the movement of water "carving out" the interior and moving through the Gallery as individual drops
June 13, 2011 /
The museum positions itself symbolically and functionally as open and fluid, engaging its context and content to ensure it is profoundly interlinked with not only Glasgow's history, but also its future.
February 28, 2011 /
Overlooking the Pearl River the Guangzhou Opera House is at the heart of Guangzhou's cultural sites development.
November 22, 2010 /
Zaha Hadid Architects' first completed project in England presents itself as an open, transparent and welcoming addition to the community's local urban regeneration process.
March 08, 2010 /
The architectural expression for the new performing arts centre by Zaha Hadid Architects was inspired by the uniquely beautiful monument of Petra.
December 14, 2009 /
The MAXXI is located in the Flaminio quarter of Rome, in the area of the former Montello military barracks. The complex houses two institutions: MAXXI Arte and MAXXI Architecture, aiming to promote art and architecture through collection, conservation, study and exhibition of contemporary works.
November 30, 2009 /
The JS Bach Chamber Music Hall was first installed in the Manchester Art Gallery during the Summer 2009 Festival. The same pavilion will be at the Holland Festival in 2010.
September 28, 2009 /
Located between the centre of Cairo and the city's airport the design for Cairo Expo City delivers a unique facility for Cairo - state of the art city for exhibitions and conferences.
June 08, 2009 /
The Zaha Hadid for Lacoste footwear collaboration began with a digitized interpretation of surfaces with repeated patterns.
February 02, 2009 /
The new Port House design consists of two entities: the existing Fire Station and a new crystalline volume lifted above the retained building.
November 17, 2008 /
The concept for the Neil Barrett flagship store in Tokyo is based on the minimal cut of the brand's fashion design and parallels its approach in using the same design parameters of fixed points, folding, pleating and cut outs.
September 01, 2008 /
The building's envelope plays an essential role in defining its relation to the surrounding environment and atmospheric variations.
June 23, 2008 /
The new museum and cultural center will house pieces from collections of both the New York based Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and the St. Petersburg based State Hermitage Museum.
January 14, 2008 /
The 1.8 km long Nordpark Cable Railway, comprised of four new stations and a cable-stayed suspension bridge over the river Inn, takes you from the center of Innsbruck to the top of the mountain in less than half an hour.
July 02, 2007 /
As a part of Lincoln Center Festival Zaha Hadid has collaborated with Frédéric Flamand, director of the Ballet National de Marseille, on the creation of the piece "Metapolis II." The third of a series of reflections on the contemporary city.
June 04, 2007 /
The Kartal - Pendik Masterplan is a winning competition proposal for a new city centre on the east bank of Istanbul.
May 14, 2007 /
The aim of the project was to create a node of cultural exchanges that simultaneously will serve as a landmark announcing the arrival to Cagliari from the sea, and answer the five challenges proposed by the brief.
January 16, 2006 /
The Central Building is the active nerve-centre or brain of the whole BMW factory complex. All threads of the building's activities gather together and branch out again from here.
September 05, 2005 /
The design is based on Zaha Hadid's personal interpretation of the surrounding landscape and the relationship to the original building.
March 03, 2005 /
Located in the center of Wolfsburg, on the ICE rail line, the Science Center is set both as the endpoint of a chain of important cultural buildings, by Aalto, Scharoun and Schweger, and as a connecting link to the north bank of the Mittelland Kanal - the Volkswagen plant and the Autostadt.
May 25, 2004 /
Zaha Hadid Architects won the International Competition for the Design of the New EuskoTren Headquarters in Durango, Spain.
July 09, 2003 /
The ski jump is part of a larger refurbishment project for the Olympic Arena and has replaced the old ski jump, which no longer met with International standards.
March 26, 2003 /
With the move to this dynamic new building, the first free-standing home for the Center's pioneering programming, the CAC will become one of the most centrally located contemporary arts institutions in the USA.
March 18, 2002 /
The 116 m2 structure will be a ten-year intervention into a dynamic area of Odasiba Island. The temporary Guggenheim will be a trend setter in terms of the architectural identity of the area.