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    This Sinuous Miami Skyscraper is Zaha Hadid's Last U.S. Project

    … foot skyscraper, with its Cardi B curves, is downright exuberant. It is an instant landmark, a structure that could have been conceived only by the late Dame Zaha Hadid. Courtesy Alena Graff One Thousand Museum is Hadid’s last project in the United States (and first tower in the Western Hemisphere); she had visited the …

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    Zaha Hadid Architects Designs Pop-Up for “Maximalist” Beauty Line Il Makiage

    … no surprise, then, that equal attention was given to the design of its inaugural U.S. pop-up in New York, designed by the London office of Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA). Like the makeup line, the firm devised a decidedly maximalist response. “I think it's always important when you design something [that] it has …

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    Take a 360 Video Tour of Zaha Hadid's 520 West 28th Street in New York

    Courtesy Tim Fisher While the High Line now weaves between countless luxe architectural flourishes, none stand out quite as much as Zaha Hadid Architects' 520 West 28th Street. The residential development, which finished construction this month, was inspired by the High Line in more ways than one. Ed Gaskin, senior associate at Zaha Hadid Architects …

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    Take a 360 Tour of Zaha Hadid Architects' 520 W. 28th Street

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    Zaha Hadid Architects Breaks Ground on Mexico City's Tallest Residential Tower

    Courtesy LabTop Last week, Zaha Hadid Architects broke ground on a new tapered tower in Mexico City's Santa Fe district. When completed, the Bora Residential Tower, at more than 50 stories, will be the city's tallest residential building. The tower was commissioned in 2015 by the (aggressively named) Mexican developer Nemesis Capital and …

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    Steven Holl on Zaha Hadid, Maggie's Centre St. Bart's, and Why Postmodernism Was So Terrible

    Images of Maggie's Center Barts Courtesy Steven Holl Architects For twenty years, Maggie's Centres have been providing cancer treatment to patients within thoughtful, beautiful spaces designed by renowned architects like Rem Koolhaas, Frank Gehry, and Zaha Hadid. Steven Holl's Maggie's Center Barts, located adjacent to St. Bartholomew’s Hospital in central …

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    Port House Antwerp: A Dramatic Addition to Zaha Hadid's Legacy

    A shimmering glass cloud atop a century-old fire station makes up the new headquarters of the Port Authority of Antwerp. Courtesy Hufton + Crow ​Zaha Hadid’s second posthumous project to be completed (after the oyster-shaped Maritime Terminal in Salerno, Italy, this past April) is the new Port House in the Belgian city of …

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    Yuri Grigoryan on Unteaching Architects, Zaha Hadid, and the Shed Manifesto

    Barn, Nikolo-Lenivets, Russia, 2006. According to Grigoryan, "All sides of the shed were perforated with apertures–600 apertures per square meter. During the day, it was full of light bursting in, and at night, bright light was coming from within. It was this project that instigated our exploration of a building’s skin and …

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    Zaha Hadid, Dead at 65

    … sudden heart attack. The sixty-five year old, Iraqi-British architect was renowned for her architecture's daring, sinuous forms. After attending the Architectural Association in London, Hadid established her own practice in London in 1979, Zaha Hadid Architects. She gained recognition in 1983 for The Peak in Hong Kong and, ten years later, for …

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    Zaha Hadid Architects' Oxford Pavilion Stands out by Fitting in

    … No bangs, please. Scholars studying the Middle East at St Antony’s College in Oxford now have a facility that does both. The Investcorp Building, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA), has a shimmering exterior that calls attention to itself while seeming to melt away, and a sparse interior. “We were approaching the fiftieth anniversary …