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Zaha Hadid


The first woman and first Muslim to get the Pritzker Prize in architecture in 2004. She was also honored the Stirling Award this year 2010 and 2011. She was known on her behalf futuristic styles and usage of curving formations with fragmented geometry and many factors of perspective. She researched mathematics on the American College or university of Beirut before searching for the Architectural Association College of Structures in London, where she became familiar with such potential notables as Rem Koolhaas, Elia Zenghelis, and Bernard Tschumi. She got an effective teaching career aswell, serving on the Harvard Graduate College of Style, the College or university of Illinois at Chicago’s College of Structures, the Hochschule für bildende Künste Hamburg, and different other establishments. In 2002, she emerged in initial in the worldwide style competition for Singapore’s one-north get good at plan. She was raised in Baghdad, the girl of a rich industrialist and politician; her family members was Sunni Muslim Arab. She resided in another of the city’s initial Bauhaus-style structures. She was No. 69 on Forbes’ World’s 100 MOST EFFECTIVE Females list in 2008, as well as the 2010 Period 100 list included her among the important thinkers of the entire year. She continued the Modernist architectural strategy initial pioneered by Frank Lloyd Wright.

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Full Name Zaha Hadid
Date Of Birth October 31, 1950
Died March 31, 2016, Miami, Florida, United States
Place Of Birth Baghdad, Iraq
Profession Architect
Education Architectural Association School of Architecture, American University of Beirut
Nationality Iraqi, British
Parents Mohammed Hadid, Wajiha al-Sabunji
Siblings Haithem Hadid, Fulath Hadid
Awards Pritzker Architecture Prize, Stirling Prize, Glamour Award for The Architect-In-Chief, Structural Steel Design Awards
Star Sign Scorpio

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1London, England: Architect [June 2012]
2She was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) before being awarded Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 2012 Queen's Birthday Honours List for her services to Architecture.
3Merited a place in Time magazine's "The 100 Most Influential People in the World" (in the category "Thinkers") with a tribute written by Donna Karan (May 10, 2010).

Art Department

Art Department

Pet Shop Boys: Montage - The Nightlife Tour2001Video documentary set designer



Frei Otto: Spanning the Future2016DocumentaryHerself
Architecture at Gunpoint2015DocumentaryHerself
Imagine2013-2015TV Series documentaryHerself - Architect / Herself
Secret Knowledge2014TV Series documentaryHerself - Presenter
Lu Yu You Yue2013TV SeriesHerself
The Competition2013DocumentaryZaha Hadid
The Secret Life of Buildings2011TV Series documentaryHerself - Architect
Ideas That Changed the World2010TV Series documentaryHerself
Eye Above Prague2010DocumentaryHerself
Designer People2009TV Series documentaryHerself
Charlie Rose2008TV SeriesHerself - Host
Durch die Nacht mit...2008TV Series documentaryHerself
This Week2007TV SeriesHerself
HARDtalk Extra2005TV SeriesHerself
Zaha Hadid: Behind the Facade2004TV Movie documentaryHerself
A Day with Zaha Hadid2004DocumentaryHerself
Deconstructivist Architects1990DocumentaryHerself
Building Sights1988TV Series documentaryHerself - Presenter

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Build It Bigger2011TV Series documentaryHerself - Architect

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