Zaha Hadid, Trailblazing and World-Renowned Architect, Dies at 65
Michael Kimmelman writes:
Zaha Hadid, the Iraqi-British architect whose curving, elongated structures left a mark on skylines around the world, and who was the first woman to win the Pritzker Prize, her profession’s highest honor, died in Miami on Thursday. She was 65.
Hadid's unique and powerful legacy inspired media coverage of her sudden passing, as well as access to archives of past coverage of her work:
- The Architect's Journal reprints Peter Cook's citation on the occasion of Zaha Hadid's Royal Gold Medal in September 2015.
- Time named Zaha Hadid one of the world's 100 most influential people in 2010.
- Architectural Digest shares a slideshow of 11 striking buildings from Zaha Hadid's oeuvre.
- The Guardian staff writes a detailed obituary.