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Zaha Hadid Architects
The Buchmann Galerie


The Buchmann Galerie is pleased to announce its third exhibition with the architect Zaha Hadid (b. 1950 in Baghdad), to coincide with Gallery Weekend in Berlin. The focus of the presentation is on eight Silver Paintings, four Dot Paintings, and the large furniture-sculpture Iceberg. Zaha Hadid became internationally known in the early 1980s for a series […]


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Zaha Hadid becomes Dame


Zaha Hadid has been awarded the title Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) for services to architecture in the Queen’s birthday honours announced this weekend. Dame Zaha Hadid said: “It is a tremendous honour for me to receive this award. I would like to thank all my colleagues and clients for their […]


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Zaha Hadid Architects
Z-Play


Z-Play is a modular system of stool-elements that allows for the playful creation of lounging landscapes. The raison d’etre is play rather than comfort. The system offers two modules that are produced by an oblique-curvilinear cut that splits a cube into two different “free-form” figures.Now the combination game begins. It generates a surprising diversity of […]


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Zaha Hadid’s Riverside Museum wins European Museum Academy Micheletti Award 2012


Riverside Museum, Glasgow has been named the most innovative museum in the fields of technology, labour and social history by the European Museum Academy. Riverside competed against museums in 12 other European countries to win the 17th annual Micheletti Award. In their citation, the judges noted that: “The careful planning of the museum included involving visitors […]


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Galaxy Soho


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 […]


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Avilion Triflow Taps


The new Avilion Triflow tap is inspired by the fluid movement of water. As a standard tap design begins and ends with a geometric arc which renders the water visible only when it leaves the faucet head. The design by Zaha Hadid Architects creates a form derived from the internal movements of water, as a […]


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Capital Hill Residence


The project is located on the north-face hillside in Barvikha, Russia, where natural vegetation such as pine and birch trees grow up to 20m high. Within this stunning location the programme of the villa is divided into two main components. The first one is strategically placed to be merged with the sloped landscape, while a […]


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Z.CAR-II


The Z.CAR-II is a compact 4-wheeled 4-seater city-car that is based on its 3-wheeled predecessor, the Z.CAR. It is an emission-free vehicle that is powered by rechargeable lithium-ion batteries. To save space and increase performance the car is fitted with 4 electric in-wheel motors that make it very quiet. The large sliding passenger doors give […]


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Z-Chair


The design of the Z-Chair summarizes the essence of contemporary design and the research developed by Zaha Hadid Architects over the last three decades. A simple three-dimensional gesture zigzags in the space as part of the continued discourse between form and function, elegance and utility, differentiation and continuity.  Geometric abstractions inform the design’s linear loop, […]


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Cutlery


The tension between the formal architectural research of Zaha Hadid Architects’ and the office’s exploration with industrial design resulted in this unique cutlery set. Each single piece has a formal expression of its own and yet combined they compliment one another as a unified single entity. Continuity of sculpted surfaces is regarded with fine detail […]


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BMW Showroom


Program:  A new showroom for BMW to present and sell the newest car models of the brand as well as to hand over company cars to the staff of the BMW plant next by.  Connected to the display hall there is a car workshop and an after sales training unit.  All are located within the […]


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Zaha Hadid Architects & Patrick Shumacher
Z-Scape


Z-Scape is a compact ensemble of lounging furniture for public and private living rooms.  The formal concept is derived from dynamic landscape formations like glaciers and erosions.  The different pieces are constituted as fragments determined by the overall mass and its diagonal veins.  Along these veins the block splits offering large splinters for further erosive […]


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Terminus Hoenheim-Nord Strasbourg


Background. The city of Strasbourg has been developing a new tram-line service to combat increasing congestion and pollution in the city centre. It encourages people to leave their cars outside the city in specially designed car parks, and then take a tram to the more inner parts of the city. The first part of this […]


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Z Car I


Concept: The Z.CAR is a two-seater city car with a three-wheel base. Using Hydrogen as a source of energy it is a very quiet zero-emission vehicle. The inclination of the passenger pod is speed adjusted. At low speeds it is in the upper position and gives the driver a better street vision. A shortened wheelbase […]


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London Aquatics Centre for 2012 Summer Olympics


Design Concept The architectural concept of the London Aquatic Centre is inspired by the fluid geometries of water in motion, creating spaces and a surrounding environment that reflect the riverside landscapes of the Olympic Park.  An undulating roof sweeps up from the ground as a wave – enclosing the pools of the Centre with a […]


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Bogota International Convention Centre


Our vision for the new convention centre reaches beyond the mere building, aiming at the creation of a new business and civic node for the city of Bogotá that embodies values of functionality, interactivity and innovation, and can act as a catalyst for urban, social, economic and environmental regeneration. The project presents an opportunity to […]


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CBI Headquarters building


Zaha Hadid joined H.E. Dr Sinan Al‐Shabibi, Governor of the Central Bank of Iraq (CBI) at a ceremony to sign the agreement between the CBI and Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) for the design stages of the new CBI Headquarters building. The ceremony was hosted by H.E. Dr Muhielddin Hussein Abdullah, Charges d’Affaires of the Iraqi […]


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Mesa


Zaha Hadid’s architecture sees form and space pulled around, out of shape and into breathtaking, fluid spatial progressions. Hugely theatrical and enticingly urbane her buildings have begun to transform notions of what can be achieved in concrete and steel, blending the revolutionary aesthetics of constructivism with the liquid organicism of expressionism. The progression in Zaha’s […]


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Top 20 Most appreciated articles in 2011


At the end of a year with plenty of wonderful architecture works, we bring you the most appreciated 20 pieces of architecture published this year. According to Google Analytics the most viewed articles in 2011 were the following, Zaha Hadid Architects being the most appreciated with five places in this top: Zaha Hadid Architects | […]


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Roca London Gallery


Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) were chosen by Roca in 2009 to create a versatile reference space capturing the essence of the brand and its values. It is also the latest in the series of Roca Galleries globally, which include the Roca Barcelona Gallery, the Roca Madrid Gallery and the Roca Lisbon Gallery. In all cases […]


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