Zaha Hadid

March 31, 2016, 2pm PDT
Zaha Hadid's architectural career took her to the pinnacle of the field, including acknowledgement as the first female Pritzker Prize winner.
The New York Times
July 21, 2015, 11am PDT
Japan has pulled the plug on an ambitious stadium plan, expected to cost $2 billion and designed by one of the world's most famous architects.
The Guardian
March 20, 2015, 6am PDT
An addiction to spectacle and fad, says Peter Buchanan, has set architecture adrift in a sea of meaningless forms. And real design problems go ignored.
The Architectural Review
February 23, 2015, 9am PST
Alastair Gordon lambasts Miami's high-end architectural extremes. A horizontal, nature-inspired urbanism might better address contradictions between breezy luxury and inland poverty.
Miami Herald
December 29, 2014, 6am PST
The designs of architecture's most famous practitioners inspire the most public forms of attention and criticism. A recent column in Slate doesn't shy away from the latter.
Slate
October 10, 2014, 6am PDT
The 2014 Arcaid Images Architectural Photography Awards were presented at the World Architecture Festival in Singapore recently.
Dezeen
May 20, 2014, 7am PDT
On Places, Reinhold Martin explores the theme of this year's Venice Architecture Biennale.
Places Journal
December 4, 2013, 6am PST
BD is out with its annual list of the architecture firms most admired by their colleagues. A number of large commercial practices joined avant-garde firms in the top 10.
BD Online
November 22, 2013, 1pm PST
With the help of Buzzfeed, Zaha Hadid's design for Qatar's new Al-Wakrah sports stadium - which happens to bear a resemblance to "lady parts" - went viral this week. Philip Kennicott examines Qatar's "awkward moment".
The Washington Post
October 13, 2013, 11am PDT
In a slideshow of stunning photos by renowned photographer Iwan Baan, The New York Times shows the latest example of what spending an estimated $6 billion a year on architectural splendors will buy you.
The New York Times
October 11, 2013, 2pm PDT
They're used to designing homes and vanity projects for dictators and developers, but have the world's leading architects ever designed for a doll?
The Guardian
September 9, 2013, 1pm PDT
Rowan Moore profiles Zaha Hadid, the polarizing architect who's benefited exceedingly from the global appeal of "iconic" architecture. Has the thrust of her pioneering early work been lost amid the astonishing growth of her practice?
The Guardian
March 14, 2013, 10am PDT
Zaha Hadid, Rem Koolhaas, Herzog and de Meuron, and Bjarke Ingels are some of the big names designing projects for Miami's hot again real estate market. Can their bold designs ensure that this building boom has legs?
The Architect's Newspaper Blog
January 3, 2013, 1pm PST
Counterfeiting is, of course, nothing new in China. From DVDs to Apple stores to an entire Austrian village, the country is rife with copycats. But a new project in Chongqing may take the cake, reports Kevin Holden Platt.
Spiegel Online
December 15, 2012, 5am PST
'Starchitects' compete for prime real estate in New York City, and selling their stuff isn’t as easy as one might think. See four famous architects in action as they pitch designs for a new office tower on Park Avenue.
The Guardian U.K.
November 11, 2012, 1pm PST
The newest art museum in the U.S. will open on the campus of Michigan State University this weekend. Designed by architect Zaha Hadid, the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum's namesake believes it will spur a "mini-Bilbao effect" for East Lansing.
The Wall Street Journal
August 9, 2012, 2pm PDT
The Guangzhou Opera House was recently recognized by Architectural Record with its "Best Public Project: Honor Award." Larry Speck argues why recognizing this poorly designed and executed building reflects poorly on the Architecture profession.
Archinect
April 6, 2012, 6am PDT
Julie V. Iovine examines a new exhibition at the Center for Architecture in New York that seeks to capture the spirit of architectural possibility and optimism that defined midcentury Baghdad.
The Wall Street Journal
March 26, 2012, 12pm PDT
With only four months to go until the opening ceremony, Gwen Webber checks in on the progress of London's Olympic preparations, and the wider redevelopment effort that the games have sparked.
The Architect's Newspaper
March 19, 2012, 11am PDT
China's unrelenting building boom has proven an irresistible lure for hordes of architects from around the world whose jobs disappeared during the Great Recession, reports Brook Larmer.
The New York Times