Zaha Hadid

Zaha Hadid was the first woman to be awarded the distinguished Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2004, and is internationally known for both her theoretical and academic work. Hadid’s remarkable style is characterized by fragmented geometry and bold fluid forms. Hadid studio is currently working on a multitude of projects including; the KAPSARC Research Centre in Riyadh, the Aquatics Centre for the London 2012 Olympic Games, the CMA CGM Head Office tower in Marseille and urban master-plans in Cairo, Istanbul, China, Singapore and the Middle East. In 2011 Zaha Hadid was featured in Newsweek Magazine’s ‘150 Women Who Shake The World’.