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SERAC BENCH for LAB


Launching at Fuorisalone 2013, Officine della Torneria, April 11th at 19.00, the design of the Serac Bench has evolved from the formal language of ice formations created within intersecting glacial crevasses. Developed as an urban sculpture for seating and resting, the striated articulation of the Serac Bench emerges seamlessly from the landscape, each layer taking […]


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Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Award 2013


Dame Zaha Hadid has been announced as the winner of the 41st Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Award. Created in 1972 as a tribute to Madame Clicquot, the Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Award champions the success of business women worldwide who share the same qualities as Madame Clicquot: her enterprising spirit, her courage and the determination necessary […]


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Zaha Hadid Architects for Poltrona Frau Contract
Array Auditorium Seating


Array auditorium seating is an innovative new collaboration by Zaha Hadid Design for Poltrona Frau Contract. As a stand-alone piece, Array’s design is driven by the seamless transition from a sculpted block of Euclidean geometry into a dynamic, twisting gesture. This accentuated rotation merges the backrest, armrest and seat into a compact bud from which these three elements blossom. The striking angle of the seat […]


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CMA CGM Tower


The tower stands at the centre of the city’s ambitious regeneration project, Euroméditerranée, located 1km north of the historic centre, adjacent to the commercial port. The site lies 100m back from the sea edge where the elevated motorway viaduct separates as it arrives into the north of the city. At ground level the site is dominated by the sweeping concrete viaducts overhead and the rhythmic […]


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Neil Barrett ‘Shop in Shop’


A display landscape The ‘Shop in Shop’ concept for Neil Barrett is based on a singular, cohesive project that is divided into sixteen separate pieces. Specific pieces have then been selected and installed into each of the four Neil Barrett Shop in Shop’s in Seoul, and also into the Hong Kong shop; creating a unique display landscape within each store. Each separate […]


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Beko Masterplan


The project focusses on the urban regeneration of an important site at the intersection of key cultural projects within the city of Belgrade. Following the region’s strong modernist traditions, the masterplan has applied new concepts and methods that examine and organize the programs of the site; defining a composition of buildings that addresses the complexity of 21st century living patterns. The design for BEKO […]


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Bratislava City Center


The design is based on a dynamic field strategy which organizes the new city centre’s program along a gradient of circular and elliptical patterns. A fluid field emerges from the underlying matrix in a series of larger tower extrusions towards the site’s perimeter and intermediate scale pavilion-like strctures  surrounding the cultural plaza adjacent to an existing decommissioned […]


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St. Antony’s College


The Middle East Centre of St. Antony’s College is the University of Oxford’s centre for interdisciplinary study of the Modern Middle East. The centre was founded in 1957 and its focus is on research of humanities and social sciences with a wide reference to the Arab World and its geographic adjacencies. The centre’s research core is a specialised library and substantial paper and photographic archive […]


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D’leedon


The site is located in a strategic position within the residential area of Singapore, close to the amenities of Holland Road and the future MRT station. The absence of high rise buildings in the near surroundings and direct connection to the main traffic route of Farrer Road makes this a prestigious and highly visible site across the whole city. The design is generated […]


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2013 Designs of the Year Awards


 The Liquid Glacial Table and Galaxy SOHO, Beijing have been nominated for the 2013 Designs of the Year Awards. The awards span seven categories and showcase the most innovative and imaginative designs from around the world over the past year. ZHA’s nominated projects will be included in the ‘Designs of the Year’ exhibition at the […]


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Best of 2012: Most viewed cultural buildings


According to Google Analytics the most viewed cultural buildings  in 2012 were the following: BIG | Danish Maritime Museum While researching the placement of the Maritime Museum, we discovered the abandoned yet cavernous 150m long, 25m wide, and 9m deep concrete dry dock and knew straightaway that we had found the ideal location for our […]


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Best of 2012: Most Viewed Projects


According to Google Analytics the most viewed articles in 2012 were the following: ONG&ONG | M Hotel Business Centre The new M Hotel Business Centre is sleek and sophisticated. Clean lines, polished surfaces and clever use of lighting is used to enhance the bold feel of the open space. Plush black leather furnishing complements the […]


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New National Stadium


Zaha Hadid Architects has won the international competition to build the new National Stadium of Japan. The Practice, which produced the London Aquatics Centre for the 2012 Olympic Games, was selected ahead of 45 other international architecture firms for the US $1.62bn development. The announcement was made in Tokyo by celebrated Japanese architect Tadao Ando, […]


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The Fudge Pop-Up Salon


Cult hair brand, Fudge has teamed up with the Zaha Hadid Design Gallery and will be holding its first Pop-Up Salon, which will be open throughout London Fashion Week and London Design Week.  Following the recent acquisition of Fudge into the PZ Cussons Beauty portfolio, which includes St Tropez, Charles Worthington and The Sanctuary, this […]


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Galaxy SOHO – Opening


The Galaxy SOHO project in central Beijing for SOHO China is a 330 000m2 office, retail and entertainment complex that will become an integral part of the living city, inspired by the grand scale of Beijing. Its architecture is a composition of five continuous, flowing volumes that are set apart, fused or linked by stretched bridges. These volumes adapt to each other in […]


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Port House


The leading British architect Zaha Hadid gave the official order to begin construction work on Port House, the new headquarters for Antwerp Port Authority on the Kattendijk dock. The order was given in the presence of the Flemish ministers Hilde Crevits and Geert Bourgeois, port alderman Marc Van Peel and Port Authority CEO Eddy Bruyninckx. […]


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Innovation Tower


PolyU appoints Ms Zaha Hadid as Chief Architect of “Innovation Tower” The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has appointed world-renowned architect Ms Zaha Hadid as Chief Architect of its new “Innovation Tower”. Ms Hadid has made a trip from London to Hong Kong to present her design concepts at a press conference hosted by Mr Victor […]


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Zaha Hadid Architects & Patrik Schumacher
Beyond Boundaries, Art and Design Ivorypress Space


The exhibition showcases the work of Zaha Hadid (Baghdad, Iraq, 1950), reflecting her research that challenges established conventions. In addition to her drawing, painting, reliefs and installations, Hadid’s furniture and product design will also be exhibited. The exhibition’s curator, Kenny Schachter describes Hadid’s world-view as one in which ‘art, design, and architecture collapse into one another […]


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Aqua at Dover Street Market


Dover Street Market has commissioned Zaha Hadid to design a site-specific installation to be showcased in their London store during the 2012 Olympic Games. Entitled “Aqua”, the concept references the formal language of Hadid’s renowned London Aquatics Centre. “Designing for Dover Street Market is an exciting opportunity to install a piece inspired by the fluid […]


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Twirl


Concept This project is a contemporary interpretation of the architecture of the 18thcentury courtyard of the State University of Milan, translated and transformed from rigid Cartesian geometries into the linear fluidity of dynamic space. Adapting to the natural contours of the courtyard and the forces that converge towards its center, the project emphasizes the slope […]


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