A year after the premature death of Zaha Hadid on March 31, 2016, here is a quick overview of a number of projects by one of the most controversial figures in contemporary architecture. The first woman to receive the Pritzker Prize and the RIBA Royal Gold Medal, her legacy for future generations was buildings of sculptural beauty that people either love or hate.
Zaha Hadid Architects’ Jockey Club Innovation Tower has been completed. The new tower houses the School of Design of Polyù, Hong Kong Polytechnic, and the Club Design Institute Jockey for Social Innovation.
Guangzhou Opera House, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, was inaugurated on February 25. The idea behind the design was to create a building that would fit into its surroundings, in perfect harmony with nature and with the river landscape around it.
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