Constructed of five sinuous bands of varying shades of weathered steel.
The National Museum of Qatar, like a desert rose, appears to grow out of the ground and be one with it.
A series of spatial surprises, a "secret world," with a suggestive, almost labyrinthine character.
The Opposite House is situated within the large commercial development along the Sanlitun Street in the center of Beijing. The name refers to the guest house which sits on the opposite side of a traditional Chinese courtyard house. It is also a name that suggests a place of contrast.
The architectural expression for the new performing arts centre by Zaha Hadid Architects was inspired by the uniquely beautiful monument of Petra.