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Zaha Hadid

Zaha Hadid
 

Discover the audacious futurism of Zaha Hadid. As the first woman to win both the Pritzker Prize for architecture and the RIBA Royal Gold Medal, Hadid broke the rules and re-defined the game, despite some saying her designs were unbuildable. At the time of her unexpected death in... read full description below.

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ISBN 9783836536356
Barcode 9783836536356
Published 1 September 2016 by Taschen
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Jodidio, Philip
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ISBN-13 9783836536356
ISBN-10 3836536358
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Taschen
Imprint Taschen GmbH
Publication Date 1 September 2016
International Publication Date 1 July 2016
Publication Country Germany Germany
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Jodidio, Philip
Category Individual Architects
Number of Pages 96
Dimensions Width: 210mm
Height: 260mm
Spine: 13mm
Weight 563g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Architecture
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 720.92
Catalogue Code 979263

Description of this Book

Audacious futurism: The forward-thinking work of a singular architect Zaha Hadidis a wildly controversial architect, who for many years built almost nothing, despite her designs winning prizes and critical acclaim. Some even said her work was unbuildable. Yet over the past decade she has completed numerous structures including theRosenthal Center for Contemporary Artin Cincinnati (which the New York Times called the most important new building in America since the Cold War ), theMAXXI Museumin Rome, theGuangzhou Opera House, her first completed project in China, and theLondon Aquatics Centerfor the 2012 Olympics.Today, Hadid is firmly established among the elite of world architecture, her audacious and futuristic designs as well as her sense for style and fashion having catapulted her to international fame.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 2 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Philip Jodidio (born 1954) studied art history and economics at Harvard, and edited Connaissance des Arts for over 20 years. His books include TASCHEN's Architecture Now! series, and monographs on Tadao Ando, Norman Foster, Renzo Piano, Jean Nouvel, and Zaha Hadid. He is internationally renowned as one of the most popular writers on the subject of architecture.

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