On the 31st of March, one of the world’s most prominent architects and designers, Zaha Hadid, died of a heart attack in a Miami hospital. She was 66 years old.
As information agencies reminded us in their announcements, Ms Hadid’s architectural masterpieces have become some of the most recognizable features in many world cities. Zaha Hadid was born in Baghdad on the 31st of October, 1950.
In 1977 she graduated from the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London.
Since the 1980s, on the basis of her projects, the National Museum of 21st Century Arts was built in Rome, the London Aquatics Centre and the Ordrupgaard Museum were built in Copenhagen, the Guangzhou Opera House was built in China, the Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center was built in Baku, the Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art in was built Ohio, the Riverside Museum was built in Glasgow, the Sheikh Zayed Bridge was built in Abu Dhabi, and many other fascinating objects were built worldwide.
In 2004, Zaha Hadid became the first woman to receive the Pritzker Architectural Prize, which, in the architectural field, is comparable to the Nobel Prize in science.