Publisher Images Publishing
ISBN 978 1 86470 699 4
Format 9.5 inches x 12.75 inches (330mm x 245mm)
Binding Casebound with jacket
Illustrations Full color
In bookstores June, 2017
Distributed by ACC Distribution
This new book from IMAGES looks into the mind of renowned architect Zaha Hadid, whose creative genius captured our collective imagination, influencing designers to challenge the perceived limits of aesthetics and engineering. Her untimely death in 2016 shocked the world, inspiring a commitment to uphold her passion to create unique built spaces. Today her firm maintains its commitment to her ideals of fluidity.
The first book published on Zaha Hadid since her death.
This all-new book is the first published on the famed architect since her death in 2016, although the book had been well into production at the time. Her firm, Zaha Hadid Architects, continued to work with IMAGES to complete this detailed tome in her memory. It showcases the transformative, cultural, corporate, and residential spaces that entered into complete synchronicity with their surrounding environment.
Who was Zaha Hadid?
Born in Iraq, Dame Zaha Hadid studied architecture in London and became one of the most renowned and revered architects in the world. After founding Zaha Hadid Architects in 1979, Hadid received the highest accolades for her sophisticated, signature projects, including the Pritzker Architecture Prize, the Stirling Prize, and the 2016 Royal Gold Medal by the Royal Institute of British Architects. With almost 1000 projects across Asia, the Middle East, Europe and the Americas, Hadid’s oustanding contribution remains at the cutting-edge. She was recently included on Forbes’ list of the “World’s Most Powerful Women”.
“I believe there should be no end to experimentation” – Zaha Hadid
This exquisite book harnesses the collaborative thinking and cultural philosophies behind Zaha Hadid Architects, and how Zaha’s influential approach results in award-winning, sophisticated and compelling design.