Popular Architectural Masterpieces by Zaha Hadid

An Iraqi-born British architect, Zaha Hadid was one of the most popular names of contemporary world architecture in the 20th century. Recipient of various awards and recognitions, Zaha Hadid was the first woman and the first Muslim to get the Pritzker Architecture Prize.

Her death recently was a big loss to the world of architecture and to all.

Let us look at some of the most impressive works that made Hadid an inspirational figure.

The Riverside Museum, Scotland

As the name suggests, The Riverside Museum is located beside the river in Glasgow and is one of the most beautiful British buildings.

The unusual approach to the museum has made it an architectural marvel of Glasgow skyline.


Ordrupgaard Extension, Copenhagen

During the design of Ordrupgaard Extension, Zaha Hadid listened to the waves and ripples of the surrounding landscape and came with this icon. The garden is reflected in the semi-transparent glass windows that offer privacy and a connect with nature. Hadid took care to reflect the proportions of the original 1918 building and what came out turned to be an unparalleled blend of grace and beauty.


Phaeno Science Centre, Wolfsburg

An interactive centre of Science in Germany, Phaeno Science Centre was created by Zaha Hadid successfully by turning concrete, steel and glass into a timeless architectural icon. There is a monumental feeling at the centre.


MAXXI National Museum of the 21st Century Arts, Rome

A multifaceted space that is committed to innovation in arts and architecture, MAXXI Natoinal Museum of the 21st Century Arts, this has been declared as Hadid’s finest work and boasts of an aesthetic rhythm very unique in architecture today.


Evelyn Grace Academy

Located in Brixton in London, Evelyn Grace Academy is a non-selective, co-educational secondary school within the English Academy programme and was built from 2006 to 2010.



London Aquatic Centre

London Aquatic Centre was built from 2008 to 2011 and is an indoor facility with two 50-metre swimming pools and a 25-metre diving pool. It is located in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park at Stratford, London and was one of the main venues of the 2012 Summer Olympics and the 2012 Summer Paralympics.


London boasts of incredible architecture. People from various parts of the world come to this city to see the iconic structures. You can get a holiday apartment booked on your stay to London and have a pleasant experience.

These are only some of the few masterpieces by Zaha Hadid.

Some of the other outstanding marvels include Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center, Pierres Vives Building, Wangjing SOHO, IBA housing, Hoenheim-North Terminus & Car Park, Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art and Hungerburgbahnstations.

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