The center of water sports in London, built for the Olympic games 2012
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Cultural center named after Heydar Aliyev in Baku
In Miami on 30 March at the age of 65 years died, the British architect Zaha Hadid, The Guardian reports.
The cause of death was a heart attack, the hospital in Miami, Hadid hit with bronchitis.
Zaha Hadid, world-renowned British architect of Arab origin, was born in Baghdad, studied at the Architectural Association in London.
In their projects follows the trends of deconstruction in contemporary architecture characteristic visual complexity, broken unexpected and deliberately destructive forms, and also emphasized the aggressive invasion in the urban environment. Outstanding representatives of the directions of deconstruction, formed in the late 1980-ies, are Peter Eisenman, Daniel Libeskind, REM Koolhaas. In turn, Zaha Hadid is a student of the famous Dutch architect and theorist of deconstructivism REM Koolhaas – starting his career in the Desk of his teacher OMA, in 1980 she founded her own architectural firm Zaha Hadid Architects.
Also in 2004, Zaha Hadid became the first woman in history to architect, awarded Pritzker prize.
Among the works of Hadid buildings in major world capitals. Be In Trend have selected the 9 most striking architectural project Hadid.
2012 – the Galaxy Soho complex in Beijing (China)
The architecture of a mixed-use center in Beijing consists of five continuous volumes, which, flowing into each other, form a single space Galaxy Soho. When designing the building, the designers were inspired by the architecture of ancient Chinese courtyards, trying to combine it with the needs of the rapidly evolving modern Beijing. The building went quite futuristic.
2012 – cultural center Heydar Aliyev in Baku (Azerbaijan)
Cultural center in Baku is the name of the 3rd President of Azerbaijan Heydar Aliyev is a complex structure, which includes a Congress center, Museum, exhibition halls and administrative offices. This center, like the building itself, considered one of the symbol of modern Baku.
2012 – building in Montpellier (France)
In the French city of Montpellier has a spectacular administrative building Pierresvives, which houses a library, archive and sports Department of the Herault — Montpellier the capital. As conceived by Hadid, the building resembles a horizontally branching tree.
2011 – Museum of transport in Glasgow (Scotland)
Designed by the architectural firm Zaha Hadid Architects Museum of transport in Glasgow is one of the most modern cultural building in the city.
2010 – Opera house in Guangzhou (China)
In 2011, in the Chinese city of Guangzhou opened the Opera house, designed by Hadid. The building’s design is different the broken lines of the internal spaces and the external appearance of the theatre, which Express the General concept of Zaha Hadid in the style of “fluidity” and “transfusion”
2011 – gallery Roca Gallery in London
The Roca gallery in London, built for the Spanish brand Roca, famous for its bathrooms. The building’s design is distinguished by a smooth and streamlined shape, smooth surfaces and lack of corners. Inspired Hadid to such a choice the beauty of natural lines in nature, where there are no sharp corners.
2010 – Academy in Brixton (UK)
In 2010, the architectural Studio Zaha Hadid implemented the project of school Evelyn Grace Academy in Brixton (South London). The complex consists of four small schools that were built in zigzag in harmony with Jogging tracks and sports grounds.
2009 – national Museum of 21st century arts in Rome
In 1998 a competition was held to create a draft of the national Museum of 21st century arts in Rome, and the architectural Bureau, Zaha Hadid won the competition. In 2009, in Rome there was a building. This is the largest building of all it is designed today. The spiral construction of concrete buildings with an area of 27 thousand square meters lasted 11 years.
1994 – fire station Vitra in Weil Am Rhein (Germany)
The history of the building’s construction Hadid captures. In 1981, burned down furniture factory company Vitra, based in the German Weil am Rhein. When the call-up Zaha Hadid architects to create a building project, was not implemented any project, everything was only on paper, and in fact this is the first and immediately successful implementation of its work. In 1994 there was a fire station Vitra, the main design idea which is dynamic and moving.
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