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Zaha Hadid

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Zaha Hadid
Zaha Hadid portrait image. Photographer: Steve Double

More than twenty years since she first established her practice in London, Zaha Hadid is at the height of her powers.

When she won the Pritzker Prize in 2004, she had only just completed her first substantial project, the Rosenthal Centre for Contemporary Art in Cincinnati.

Now with an office 100 strong, she is busy building all over the world, on projects that range from masterplans in Singapore and Istanbul, to an opera house in China, a museum in Rome, and a skyscraper in Dubai.

In the last year Hadid has opened two substantial buildings in Germany: a car factory for BMW and the Phaeno Science Centre, for which she was shortlisted for the 2006 RIBA Stirling Prize.

Both have triumphantly demonstrated her ability to translate the essence of her virtuoso spatial invention in solid form.

The Design Museum exhibition will be the first full scale show of Zaha Hadid's work in the UK. It will also be one of the largest projects undertaken by the Design Museum, spread over two floors of galleries, and will focus on this recent extraordinarily productive period in Hadid's work.


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Shad Thames, London, SE1 2YD
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