ZAHA HADID 50

Dame Zaha Hadid born October 31, 1950 and died March 31, 2016, was an Iraqi-born British architect known for her radical deconstructivist designs. In 2004 she became the first woman to be awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize. She was also known as the “Queen of the Curve” for buildings such as the Heydar Aliyev Center in Azerbaijan with its gently sloping and yet zany curves.

SHOW CLIPS

A BLOCK

INTRO

  • About Zaha Hadid

  • Norman Foster on Zaha

LEADERSHIP

  • Building the Unbuildable

  • Making the Most when you Can’t Control Your Destiny & Lack of Women in Architecture

  • On Teamwork

BUILDINGS

  • A Look Back on Her Work

  • Cincinnati Contemporary Art Centre

B BLOCK

MENTAL MODELS

  • Doesn’t Believe in Compromise

  • The Importance of Teaching

  • Weakness into a Strength