Dame Zaha Hadid: 1950-2016



One of the most iconic architects of our time, Dame Zaha Hadid, born in 1950 in Iraq, was the mastermind behind a number of renown buildings globally, including the Serpentine Sackler Gallery in London’s Hyde Park and the London Olympic Aquatic Centre. Ellie Stathaki’s tribute in Wallpaper profiles her impressive accomplishments, from reinventing shapes and lines to being the first female architect to win the prestigious Pritzker Prize. She passed away on Thursday, 31st March, at the age of 65.