Archinect - News 2018-06-24T16:20:30-04:00 https://archinect.com/news/article/150069173/zaha-hadid-architects-morpheus-hotel-in-macau-to-open-tomorrow Zaha Hadid Architects’ Morpheus hotel in Macau to open tomorrow Mackenzie Goldberg 2018-06-14T17:40:00-04:00 >2018-06-18T08:58:17-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/f4/f43d6b991c74953ec15f94f55a47157f.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>Opening its doors tomorrow, the Morpheus hotel is already set to become one of <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/262801/macau" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Macau</a>'s most opulent addresses.&nbsp;Located on the southern edge of China, the&nbsp;area often touted as the "Las Vegas of Asia" has become the region's most popular entertainment destination, welcoming more than 32 million tourists a year and housing a new breed of mega, casino resorts that make the ones in Nevada look modest.</p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/28/28b4eca328148e7cf078432e787cb177.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/28/28b4eca328148e7cf078432e787cb177.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>Photo by Virgile Simon Bertrand.</figcaption></figure><p>Joining their ranks, the Morpheus hotel will very soon be adding another 770 hotel rooms and sky villas to City of Dreams, a massive 1,400-room integrated resort complex on the Cotai Strip. It is the final chapter for&nbsp;Melco Resorts and Entertainment&rsquo;s&nbsp;sprawling resort development, and also happens to be one of the final buildings designed by the late <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/110/zaha-hadid" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid</a>. Intimately involved with the project prior to her passing, the 150,000-square-meter, 40-story complex is complete with all the posh details one has come to expect.<br></p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/a6/a6d7b96343785e47ee7c513e74b7a608.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/a6/a6d7b96343785e47ee7c513e74b7a608.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>Photo by Ivan Dupont.</figcaption></figure><p>With its openin...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150064468/end-stages-the-future-of-hospice-design End Stages: The Future of Hospice Design Places Journal 2018-05-15T16:38:00-04:00 >2018-05-15T16:38:07-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/p4/p4ss6bo1o6fotwrp.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><em><p>As hospice design becomes more formally ambitious &mdash; and standardized &mdash; we should remember there is no universal model for &lsquo;dying well.&rsquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p>What is the ideal setting for the end of life?&nbsp;The dominant templates of the mid-century mega-hospital and the domestic hospice set the rational spaces of medical institutions against the familiarity of home. Yet, we are increasingly seeing hybrid forms that deviate from these two distinct models. Nitin Ahuja looks ahead to the future of palliative architecture, and argues that in one's final needful hours, the most comforting hearths are those that feel serendipitously constructed.&nbsp;</p> <p></p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150059922/capital-hill-residence-zaha-hadid-s-first-and-only-private-residence-finally-completes Capital Hill Residence, Zaha Hadid's first and only private residence, finally completes Hope Daley 2018-04-13T19:07:00-04:00 >2018-04-16T12:50:19-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/s8/s8rt096e2aplyuye.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>Capital Hill Residence is the only private residence designed by <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/110/zaha-hadid" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid</a> that was built in her lifetime. Vladislav Doronin, the owner of the house, speaks on working with Hadid to build his unique residence in <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/59324/moscow" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Moscow</a>.&nbsp;<a href="https://archinect.com/zaha-hadid" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid Architect</a>'s <a href="https://archinect.com/features/article/128885228/op-ed-beyond-stars-icons-and-much-more-by-patrik-schumacher" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Patrik Schumacher</a>, who worked on this project, explains the legacy of Capital Hill Residence as a testament to Hadid.&nbsp;</p> <p>Check out the video below:&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150056811/win-a-copy-of-the-complete-zaha-hadid-expanded-and-updated-edition Win a copy of “The Complete Zaha Hadid” expanded and updated edition! Justine Testado 2018-03-30T12:00:00-04:00 >2018-04-18T20:44:37-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/f2/f2yz2qujgtvzi2fg.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p><a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/110/zaha-hadid" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid</a> was a force to be reckoned with throughout her illustrious 40-year career. From her early experimentations to her posthumously completed buildings, over 200 of Hadid's projects are surveyed&nbsp;in a newly expanded and updated edition of the book, &ldquo;The Complete Zaha Hadid&rdquo;. Thanks to publisher <a href="https://www.thamesandhudsonusa.com/books/the-complete-zaha-hadid-hardcover-expanded-and-updated" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Thames &amp; Hudson</a>, Archinect is giving away five copies to our readers!</p> <p>Prepared in collaboration with <a href="https://archinect.com/zaha-hadid" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid Architects</a>, the hardcover book features an introduction by Aaron Betsky,&nbsp;dean of the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture.&nbsp;&ldquo;Zaha Hadid boldly explored,&rdquo; Betsky writes. &ldquo;She slowed down and accelerated the rhythms of everyday life, and she subjected her environment to the surgical exposition of architecture as a form of representation.&rdquo;</p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/03/030ipl3k2s8zwpz1.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/03/030ipl3k2s8zwpz1.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>THE COMPLETE ZAHA HADID Expanded and Updated, 2018. Published by Thames &amp; Hudson.</figcaption></figure><figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/34/34my27unjiugr3w7.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/34/34my27unjiugr3w7.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>THE COMPLETE ZAHA HADID Expanded and Updated, 2018. Published by Thames &amp; Hudson.</figcaption></figure><figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/2u/2uykcqze0tmrt332.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/2u/2uykcqze0tmrt332.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>THE COMPLETE ZAHA HADID Expanded and Updated, 2018. Published by Thames &amp; Hudso...</figcaption></figure> https://archinect.com/news/article/150055459/zaha-hadid-s-riyadh-research-campus-reviewed-architectural-beauty-and-sustainability-not-mutually-exclusive Zaha Hadid's Riyadh research campus reviewed: "Architectural beauty and sustainability not mutually exclusive" Alexander Walter 2018-03-20T13:47:00-04:00 >2018-03-20T13:50:23-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/wq/wqh1qi2xiztw9nfp.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><em><p>Working closely with DaeWha Kang, then the office&rsquo;s design director, Hadid turned to nature for lessons. &ldquo;When you look deeply at nature, you find out why things look the way they look,&rdquo; Mr. Kang said. &ldquo;You find systems that respond to environmental conditions that result in the forms you see.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/k2/k2z0iefle4jmcobd.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/k2/k2z0iefle4jmcobd.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>Photo &copy; Hufton+Crow.</figcaption></figure><p>The <em>NYT</em>'s Joseph Giovannini <a href="https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/16/arts/design/zaha-hadid-architecture-saudi-arabia.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">reviews</a> the <a href="https://archinect.com/zaha-hadid" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid</a>-designed King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: "Her victory in the competition dovetailed with the agenda of a king who, in 2009, founded the coed King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Jeddah, where men and women mixed freely on an environmentally green campus, attending classes together."</p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/6u/6udblkk62q4nm8jw.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/6u/6udblkk62q4nm8jw.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>Photo &copy; Hufton+Crow.</figcaption></figure><p>Find more project photos and details on Archinect <a href="https://archinect.com/news/article/150035076/closer-look-at-zaha-hadid-architects-new-hexagonal-kapsarc-campus-in-riyadh" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.<br></p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150042503/zaha-hadid-s-nordpark-cable-railway-stations-turn-ten Zaha Hadid's Nordpark Cable Railway stations turn ten Alexander Walter 2017-12-27T09:15:00-05:00 >2018-01-30T06:16:04-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/46/46afgn3myw92qpvf.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>Time flies mercilessly, and another iconic example of contemporary architecture is already celebrating its 10th anniversary: designed by the late <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/110/zaha-hadid" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dame Hadid</a> and shortlisted for the 2008 RIBA Stirling Prize, the four stations of Innsbruck&rsquo;s Nordpark Cable Railway opened to the public in December 2007. Since then, over 4.5 million passengers have used the Hungerburg funicular railway between the city center up the Nordkette mountain.<br></p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/jr/jrssy3lrkcm87sqt.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/jr/jrssy3lrkcm87sqt.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>Lowenhaus Station. Photographer: H&eacute;l&egrave;ne Binet.</figcaption></figure><p>From <a href="https://archinect.com/zaha-hadid" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid Architects</a>: "The Hungerburg funicular (Hungerburgbahn) is part of Innsbruck&rsquo;s Nordpark Cable Railway (Nordkettenbahnen) and begins at the Congress underground station in the centre of the city. Trains stop at Lowenhaus Station before crossing the bridge over the River Inn, then climbing to Alpenzoo Station and on to Hungerburg where passengers can continue their journey on the Seegrube and Hafelekar cable cars up to its summit at 2,300m. The Nordkette mountain is within the Karwendel, the large...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150034319/zaha-hadid-s-520-west-28th-street-reveals-full-suite-of-amenity-renderings Zaha Hadid’s 520 West 28th Street reveals full suite of amenity renderings Dana Schulz 2017-10-20T11:55:00-04:00 >2017-10-20T11:55:44-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/4m/4mrto0rn4nj3bjz6.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><em><p>Closings commenced at the late Zaha Hadid&lsquo;s futurist 520 West 28th Street at the end of June. According to a press release from developer Related, now that move-ins are underway, the architects have revealed the fully amenitized interiors, which include one of the world&rsquo;s first private IMAX theaters, a 75-foot sky-lit lap pool, a High Line-adjacent terrace and landscaped courtyard, and a fitness center complete with a 24-hour juice bar and plunge pool.</p></em><br /><br /><figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/yt/ytil9juad2wucs44.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/yt/ytil9juad2wucs44.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>renderings &copy; Scott Frances</figcaption></figure><figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/dp/dplppfjg4lcc9den.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/dp/dplppfjg4lcc9den.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>renderings &copy; Scott Frances</figcaption></figure><figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/vx/vxgfqecqlg15r0sn.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/vx/vxgfqecqlg15r0sn.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>renderings &copy; Scott Frances</figcaption></figure><figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/uw/uw9x9fez8oxjf023.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/uw/uw9x9fez8oxjf023.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>renderings &copy; Scott Frances</figcaption></figure> https://archinect.com/news/article/150015793/zaha-hadid-designed-520-west-28th-street-named-sara-ny-2017-project-of-the-year Zaha Hadid-designed 520 West 28th Street named SARA NY 2017 Project of the Year Justine Testado 2017-07-03T14:03:00-04:00 >2018-01-30T06:16:04-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ns/nscjye3x21qu5qz4.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>The Society of American Registered Architects New York Council recently awarded its top 2017 Project of the Year accolade to the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/150001532/take-a-peek-at-the-interiors-by-jennifer-post-and-west-chin-inside-of-zaha-hadid-s-520-west-28th" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">520 West 28th Street</a> residential complex designed by Zaha Hadid Architects in collaboration with <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/106323/ismael-leyva-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ismael Leyva Architects</a>. Adjacent to The High Line in the heart of West Chelsea, the sculptural 11-story&nbsp;development features 21 interlaced floors and 39 distinctive residential units up to 6,391 square feet and ceiling heights up to almost 11 feet high.&nbsp;The project is due for completion later this year.&nbsp;</p> <figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/v0/v0k930jre5nlrc25.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/v0/v0k930jre5nlrc25.jpg"></a></p><figcaption>Exterior view from 28th Street. Image courtesy of Zaha Hadid Architects.</figcaption></figure><figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/jm/jmnqpdbzzy4kcro6.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/jm/jmnqpdbzzy4kcro6.jpg"></a></p><figcaption>Kitchen, Unit 20. Image courtesy of Zaha Hadid Architects.</figcaption></figure><figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/vh/vh6vozk8vfcumas5.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/vh/vh6vozk8vfcumas5.jpg"></a></p><figcaption>Bedroom, Unit 29. Image courtesy of Zaha Hadid Architects.</figcaption></figure><figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/sf/sfygto0ym0nuw3en.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/sf/sfygto0ym0nuw3en.jpg"></a></p><figcaption>Staircase in Unit 37. Image courtesy of Zaha Hadid Architects.</figcaption></figure> https://archinect.com/news/article/150011309/almost-two-decades-in-the-making-the-zha-designed-napoli-afragola-station-is-finally-inaugurated Almost two decades in the making, the ZHA-designed Napoli Afragola Station is finally inaugurated Nicholas Korody 2017-06-07T13:48:00-04:00 >2017-06-07T13:48:57-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/7r/7rfl9gj873siaiwx.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>The cosmopolitan, bustling city of Naples serves as the gateway to the south of Italy&mdash;but the mechanics of that gate are a bit creaky. The main station of the city, Napoli Centrale, is over fifty years old and is currently being renovated. Even with renovations, however, the station will be congested. So, in the early 2000&rsquo;s, the city looked north to the city of Afragola, within the Naples metropolitan area, for the site of an additional train station. Yesterday, Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni inaugurated the building ahead of the start of regular services on June 11.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ph/phhu99xbylcdle49.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/3z/3zwlz0lcwpr8avvh.jpg"></p><p>The gleaming new station was designed by the late Dame Zaha Hadid and bears many of her design signatures, from curved structural concrete elements to Corian-clad steel ribs. It&rsquo;s designed as an &ldquo;urbanized public bridge&rdquo; connecting the communities on either side of the tracks. In fact, the passenger concourse is the walkway bridging the tracks, and houses all services for departing, arriving, and connecting passengers. ...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150001532/take-a-peek-at-the-interiors-by-jennifer-post-and-west-chin-inside-of-zaha-hadid-s-520-west-28th Take a peek at the interiors by Jennifer Post and West Chin, inside of Zaha Hadid's 520 West 28th Nicholas Korody 2017-04-05T14:21:00-04:00 >2018-01-30T06:16:04-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/64/64zmnx3fbntw1zan.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>Related Companies has released images revealing the interior of the late Dame Zaha Hadid&rsquo;s 520 West 28th building. For the residence in the first images, the designer Jennifer Post was commissioned to provide furniture and decor.&nbsp;</p><p>"I am usually the creative visionary behind both the architecture and interior design of a space. Here, I am respectfully creating a vision that coexists with the vision of one of architecture's greatest minds," states Post. &ldquo;This prompted me to really consider every move, every decision in a different, special way."&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/tf/tfx5jnm35e8rh1fp.jpg"></p><p>The 4500 sq. ft., four-bedroom home in the first set of images images could be yours for just $15M. It comes with views of the High Line and Empire State Building.</p><p>Alongside Post&rsquo;s design, West Chin, the principal of West Chin Architects, designed the interior of a $4.9M, 1700 sq. ft. residence&mdash;the lowest end of the spectrum for the building. The higher end tops of at $50M.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/f4/f4i66ddh9id6ulyv.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/g4/g41js1o0xgg6j0nv.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/j1/j1d78wo6liai1pae.jpg"></p> https://archinect.com/news/article/149998035/zaha-hadid-s-seminal-artwork-makes-its-hong-kong-debut Zaha Hadid's seminal artwork makes its Hong Kong debut Justine Testado 2017-03-17T19:17:00-04:00 >2018-01-30T06:16:04-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/vz/vzjvyxk8u03ujjok.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><em><p>Ceaseless experimentation was the root of Zaha Hadid's architectural practice, as depicted in her early drawings and paintings. The Serpentine Galleries and Zaha Hadid Design teamed up to showcase Hadid's artistic prowess in the exhibition, &ldquo;Zaha Hadid: There Should Be No End To Experimentation&rdquo;, which opened today at the ArtisTree gallery in Hong Kong.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Presenting Zaha Hadid's artwork in&nbsp;Hong Kong for the first time, the&nbsp;exhibition&nbsp;shows her&nbsp;paintings, calligraphic drawings, and rarely seen private sketch notebooks, along with VR experiences and screenings of archival footage.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/zq/zq3vimu7dkqidle7.jpg"><br><em>Hafenstrasse Development; Hafenstrasse Development, Hamburg, Germany, 1989; &copy; Zaha Hadid Foundation.</em></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/is/ismq08isvrsscm5o.jpg"><br><em>Concept Painting, Cardiff Bay Opera House, Wales, UK, 1994-1996; &copy; Zaha Hadid Foundation.</em></p><p>Head over to Bustler for <a href="http://bustler.net/news/5522/zaha-hadid-there-should-be-no-end-to-experimentation-exhibition-debuts-in-hong-kong" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">more</a> about the exhibition.</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/149986713/zaha-hadid-leaves-67-million-fortune-in-her-will Zaha Hadid leaves £67 million fortune in her will Justine Testado 2017-01-16T13:38:00-05:00 >2018-01-30T06:16:04-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/u1/u1wto18zo8aze178.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><em><p>[Hadid] bequeathed a lump sum of &pound;500,000 to her business partner Patrik Schumacher. Hadid also left a total of &pound;1.7m to four nieces and nephews, as well as her brother Haytham Hadid, whose share was &pound;500,000 [...] Her will, obtained by the Architects&rsquo; Journal, shows that the net value of her estate was &pound;67,249,458. The calculation was filed in the high court dated 14 December 2016 [...] The will shows Hadid is leaving her architecture practice, of which she was the sole owner, in trust.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> https://archinect.com/news/article/149982602/kengo-kuma-s-tokyo-olympic-stadium-breaks-ground Kengo Kuma's Tokyo Olympic Stadium breaks ground Alexander Walter 2016-12-13T17:29:00-05:00 >2016-12-19T23:43:30-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/0e/0e8klxbvmgq5n3mt.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><em><p>Tokyo has held a groundbreaking ceremony for a $1.5bn (&pound;1.2bn) national stadium that will host the 2020 Olympic Games. The prime minister, Shinzo Abe, Tokyo&rsquo;s governor, Yuriko Koike, and other dignitaries attended the event on Sunday at the site of the demolished national stadium that was used during the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. [...] The ceremony ended with a video showing how the stadium is expected to look and function once completed by November 2019.</p></em><br /><br /><p>A quick refresher, here are just a few instances of the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/470819/tokyo-olympic-stadium" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tokyo Olympic Stadium</a> saga in the Archinect news:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/143940071/kengo-kuma-selected-for-new-tokyo-olympic-stadium" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Kengo Kuma selected for new Tokyo Olympic Stadium</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/143448952/kengo-kuma-toyo-ito-rumored-to-be-designers-behind-new-tokyo-olympic-stadium-proposals" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Kengo Kuma &amp; Toyo Ito rumored to be designers behind new Tokyo Olympic Stadium proposals</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/145735758/tokyo-olympics-refusing-to-pay-zaha-hadid-for-work-on-the-national-stadium" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tokyo Olympics refusing to pay Zaha Hadid for work on the national stadium</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/132101061/zaha-s-tokyo-olympic-stadium-cancelled-abe-calls-for-a-redesign-from-scratch" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha's Tokyo Olympic Stadium cancelled &ndash; Abe calls for a redesign from scratch</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/131889896/japanese-slam-highly-unpopular-tokyo-olympic-stadium-design-with-hilarious-memes" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Japanese slam highly unpopular Tokyo Olympic Stadium design with hilarious memes</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/61446872/zaha-hadid-wins-japan-national-stadium-design-competition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid Wins Japan National Stadium Design Competition</a></li></ul> https://archinect.com/news/article/149981020/zaha-hadid-s-sleek-curvy-brit-awards-statuette-revealed Zaha Hadid's sleek, curvy BRIT Awards statuette revealed Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2016-12-01T14:24:00-05:00 >2016-12-07T20:23:15-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/63/630f48ab783f5f89a806497186879d8b?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><em><p>Five different statues have been revealed, but only one - a depiction of Britannia with her hips to one side - will be handed out to winners at the February ceremony. [...] Brit Awards chairman Jason Iley said: "We are delighted with the finished statues. "Like Zaha, they are innovative and original and have gone well beyond our expectations to create something special that will progress the award into the future."</p></em><br /><br /><p>Last month, the Brit Awards revealed <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149977350/zaha-hadid-s-design-selected-for-brit-awards-2017-trophy" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid's concept sketches</a> for their 2017 statuette. The finalized design will be given out at the BRITs ceremony on February 22nd in London.</p><p>More ZHA news:</p><ul><li><a title="Zaha Hadid Architects rejects Patrik Schumacher's &quot;manifesto&quot; in open letter" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149980618/zaha-hadid-architects-rejects-patrik-schumacher-s-manifesto-in-open-letter" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid Architects rejects Patrik Schumacher's "manifesto" in open letter</a></li><li><a title='Patrik Schumacher on architectural discourse and leadership: "People who are frank are trusted"' href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149977689/patrik-schumacher-on-architectural-discourse-and-leadership-people-who-are-frank-are-trusted" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Patrik Schumacher on architectural discourse and leadership: "People who are frank are trusted"</a></li><li><a title='"But always with Zaha&rsquo;s DNA"' href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149975808/but-always-with-zaha-s-dna" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"But always with Zaha&rsquo;s DNA"</a></li><li><a title="Zaha Hadid's Jockey Club takes RIBA's award for International Excellence" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149975636/zaha-hadid-s-jockey-club-takes-riba-s-award-for-international-excellence" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid's Jockey Club takes RIBA's award for International Excellence</a></li></ul> https://archinect.com/news/article/149980618/zaha-hadid-architects-rejects-patrik-schumacher-s-manifesto-in-open-letter Zaha Hadid Architects rejects Patrik Schumacher's "manifesto" in open letter Julia Ingalls 2016-11-29T12:51:00-05:00 >2018-01-30T06:16:04-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/zr/zrneuvhemicswdd4.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>The perenially&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/149956426/brexit-a-chance-to-roll-back-the-interventionist-state-and-unleash-entrepreneurial-creativity-op-ed-by-patrik-schumacher" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">opinionated</a> Patrik Schumacher, who gave a speech about his "urban policy manifesto" at the November 17th World Architecture Festival in which he called for an end to all social housing and privatization of public space, has attracted push-back from an unexpected source: the firm he currently runs, which was founded by the late, great Zaha Hadid. In an open letter from the architectural office, Zaha Hadid Architects states that Schumacher's manifesto does not reflect the future direction of the firm, noting that Zaha "deeply believed in the strongest international collaboration" and she "did not write manifestos. She built them." The full text of the letter follows below:</p><p><em>November 29, 2016</em></p><p><em>Patrik Schumacher&rsquo;s &lsquo;urban policy manifesto&rsquo; does not reflect Zaha Hadid Architects&rsquo; past&mdash;and will not be our future.</em></p><p><em>Zaha Hadid did not write manifestos. She built them.</em></p><p><em>Zaha Hadid Architects has delivered 56 projects for all members of the community in 45 cities around the world.</em></p><p><em>Refusi...</em></p> https://archinect.com/news/article/149977689/patrik-schumacher-on-architectural-discourse-and-leadership-people-who-are-frank-are-trusted Patrik Schumacher on architectural discourse and leadership: "People who are frank are trusted" Alexander Walter 2016-11-09T14:50:00-05:00 >2018-01-30T06:16:04-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/1l/1lf9dtft1ixti9zy.png?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><em><p>&ldquo;It&rsquo;s my life&rsquo;s work &mdash; to let that slip would be tragic,&rdquo; Schumacher says, making clear his dedication to the firm. But as for his campaign against &ldquo;the PC takeover of architecture,&rdquo; isn&rsquo;t there a chance his iconoclasm will alienate potential clients, when the firm can least afford to do so? [...] &ldquo;My positions might be controversial, but they are the result of a careful, informed deliberation,&rdquo; he demurs. &ldquo;I think people who are frank are trusted.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p>Related stories in the Archinect news:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149975563/patrik-schumacher-lays-out-his-dreams-for-parametricism-2-0-post-zaha" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Patrik Schumacher lays out his dreams for 'Parametricism 2.0,' post-Zaha</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149968027/patrik-schumacher-on-the-parametric-future-he-plans-for-zha" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Patrik Schumacher on the parametric future he plans for ZHA</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149941758/zha-after-zaha-patrik-schumacher-on-zaha-and-what-s-next-for-the-firm-on-archinect-sessions-61" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">ZHA after Zaha: Patrik Schumacher on Zaha and what's next for the firm, on Archinect Sessions #61</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/149956426/brexit-a-chance-to-roll-back-the-interventionist-state-and-unleash-entrepreneurial-creativity-op-ed-by-patrik-schumacher" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Brexit: a chance to roll back the interventionist state and unleash entrepreneurial creativity &ndash; op-ed by Patrik Schumacher</a></li></ul> https://archinect.com/news/article/149977350/zaha-hadid-s-design-selected-for-brit-awards-2017-trophy Zaha Hadid's design selected for BRIT Awards 2017 trophy Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2016-11-07T18:59:00-05:00 >2016-11-11T20:32:02-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/b0/b040d8b8rzsax1p9.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>First awarded in 1977, the BRITs are Britain's top pop music prize, and last week they announced that the 2017 Awards' trophy will be designed by Zaha Hadid.</p><p>The concept sketch, pictured above, for the BRITs trophy was one of the last projects Zaha Hadid worked on before her <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149937411/zaha-hadid-dies-at-age-65" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">untimely passing this past March</a>. Solicited by BRIT Chairman Jason Iley to "create something modern and culturally relevant", Hadid's concept also had to be (in the words of Maha Kutay, Director at Zaha Hadid Design and leader of the BRIT design project), "something different within certain guidelines, yet achieving a result recognizable to the public."</p><p>The trophy's final design will be unveiled later this year, ultimately leading to a "family of 5 statues bespoke for the 2017 BRIT Awards," according to a press release issued by the firm. The actual Awards ceremony will take place on February 22nd in London.</p><p>More recent news from ZHA:</p><ul><li><a title="Zaha Hadid Architects to design new stadium for the Forest Green Rovers" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149976664/zaha-hadid-architects-to-design-new-stadium-for-the-forest-green-rovers" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid Architects to design new stadium for the Forest Green Rovers</a></li><li><a title='"But always with Zaha&rsquo;s DNA"' href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149975808/but-always-with-zaha-s-dna" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"But always...</a></li></ul> https://archinect.com/news/article/149975808/but-always-with-zaha-s-dna "But always with Zaha’s DNA" Nam Henderson 2016-10-29T13:33:00-04:00 >2018-01-30T06:16:04-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/nv/nvffm5effvhsx26g.gif" border="0" /><em><p>"The importance to Zaha was the layering, setting a new structure over the old one&rdquo; that would both read at a distance and liberate ground for public space. And Patrik wanted the new structure to overshoot the fire station and land on a single point."</p></em><br /><br /><p>On the occasion of the opening of Zaha Hadid Architects, Port House in Antwerp,&nbsp;Joseph Giovannini reflects on the&nbsp;afterlife of Dame Zaha&nbsp;Mohammad&nbsp;Hadid, DBE.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/uk/uk960egiqq3r8sk4.jpg"></p><p>Further images of the&nbsp;&ldquo;floating&rdquo; Port House in Antwerp were published previously,&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149970286/closer-look-zaha-hadid-s-new-floating-port-house-in-antwerp" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.&nbsp;</p><p>Additionally, <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149941612/zaha-hadid-architects-to-continue-under-patrik-schumacher-s-leadership" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">earlier this year Archinect shared</a>&nbsp;the official announcement from&nbsp;Zaha Hadid Architects about plans to continue under Patrik Schumacher's leadership. More recently,&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149968027/patrik-schumacher-on-the-parametric-future-he-plans-for-zha" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Patrik Schumacher has further explained the parametric future he plans for ZHA</a>.</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/149975636/zaha-hadid-s-jockey-club-takes-riba-s-award-for-international-excellence Zaha Hadid's Jockey Club takes RIBA's award for International Excellence Julia Ingalls 2016-10-28T00:05:00-04:00 >2018-01-30T06:16:04-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ja/jadwqs07h5b20cmi.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>Fittingly, Zaha Hadid Architects' 15-storey, 15,000 square meter Jockey Club International Tower has raced ahead of all other structural competition, winning RIBA's award for International Excellence. Here, the ever observant <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/148030/iwan-baan" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Iwan Baan</a> shows us why:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/wi/wilbzlddt82m6dc8.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/kq/kqqm6eymvkuc2dx7.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/mt/mtggzk5nyxfq4wyd.jpg"></p><p>And for good measure, here's a video tour:</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/149975563/patrik-schumacher-lays-out-his-dreams-for-parametricism-2-0-post-zaha Patrik Schumacher lays out his dreams for 'Parametricism 2.0,' post-Zaha Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2016-10-27T13:45:00-04:00 >2018-01-30T06:16:04-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/m3/m34rm95z42iycp4r.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><em><p>He calls critics &ldquo;dismissive&rdquo; and &ldquo;disdainful.&rdquo; He accuses architects of &ldquo;misguided political correctness,&rdquo; and says they are guilty of &ldquo;confusing architecture and art.&rdquo; Schumacher has turned&nbsp;his criticism on his&nbsp;own practice, rolling&nbsp;out plans for what he calls &ldquo;Parametricism 2.0,&rdquo; to&nbsp;better address the human factors like productivity, social interaction, culture, and well-being that detractors&nbsp;used to say&nbsp;Hadid ignored. &ldquo;I have to step up,&rdquo; Schumacher says. &ldquo;I will build my own star power.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p>More from Schumacher the Parametricist:</p><ul><li><a title="Patrik Schumacher on the parametric future he plans for ZHA" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149968027/patrik-schumacher-on-the-parametric-future-he-plans-for-zha" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Patrik Schumacher on the parametric future he plans for ZHA</a></li><li><a title="ZHA after Zaha: Patrik Schumacher on Zaha and what's next for the firm, on Archinect Sessions #61" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149941758/zha-after-zaha-patrik-schumacher-on-zaha-and-what-s-next-for-the-firm-on-archinect-sessions-61" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">ZHA after Zaha: Patrik Schumacher on Zaha and what's next for the firm, on Archinect Sessions #61</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/149956426/brexit-a-chance-to-roll-back-the-interventionist-state-and-unleash-entrepreneurial-creativity-op-ed-by-patrik-schumacher" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Brexit: a chance to roll back the interventionist state and unleash entrepreneurial creativity &ndash; op-ed by Patrik Schumacher</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/128885228/op-ed-beyond-stars-icons-and-much-more-by-patrik-schumacher" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Op-Ed: Beyond Stars, Icons and Much More, by Patrik Schumacher</a></li></ul><p></p> https://archinect.com/news/article/149970286/closer-look-zaha-hadid-s-new-floating-port-house-in-antwerp Closer look: Zaha Hadid's new “floating” Port House in Antwerp Justine Testado 2016-09-23T18:07:00-04:00 >2018-01-30T06:16:04-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ym/ympl7d27dtqge7nw.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>The glistening Port House in Antwerp is Zaha Hadid's latest project to be completed posthumously. But the glass building isn't mere folly. Built atop a disused historic fire station, the striking landmark operates as the new headquarters for the Port of Antwerp, Europe's second largest port.</p><p>ZHA was selected to design the new extension following a competition, in which the main objective was to preserve the original fire station, according to Port of Antwerp president Marc Van Peel. All five shortlisted competitors proposed a new structure above the building, but the Port deemed Zaha's design as &ldquo;the most brilliant&rdquo;.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/kg/kgf3tyadlm1o5adv.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/la/laa6xfgsnqd3269w.jpg"></p><p>At 111 meters long and 21 meters high, the new glass extension &ldquo;floats&rdquo; above the old fire station. &ldquo;Like the bow of a ship, the new extension points towards the Scheldt, connecting the building with the river on which Antwerp was founded,&rdquo; ZHA describes.</p><p>The building&nbsp;also shows off a glazed facade of transparent and opaque triangular facets that allow sufficient natural l...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/149968027/patrik-schumacher-on-the-parametric-future-he-plans-for-zha Patrik Schumacher on the parametric future he plans for ZHA Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2016-09-12T13:25:00-04:00 >2018-01-30T06:16:04-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/gc/gckiz07kc09lty2e.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><em><p>[Schumacher] sees parametricism as the architectural style of capitalism, to which he is a relatively recent convert. &ldquo;My early heroes were Marx, Lenin and Trotsky, people who wanted to make an impact&rdquo;, but he now believes that free enterprise is the best means of the &ldquo;human development of prosperity and freedom&rdquo;. The innate logic of parametricism means that, in a truly free market, with &ldquo;freer utilisation of land&rdquo;, it would eventually triumph.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Patrik Schumacher sits down with Rowan Moore, and share his plans to assert a parametricist future as <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149941758/zha-after-zaha-patrik-schumacher-on-zaha-and-what-s-next-for-the-firm-on-archinect-sessions-61" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid's successor at ZHA</a>. Moore isn't exactly convinced.</p><p>More on Zaha and Patrik:</p><ul><li><a title="The Salerno maritime terminal: Zaha Hadid's first posthumous project inaugurated in Italy" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149942346/the-salerno-maritime-terminal-zaha-hadid-s-first-posthumous-project-inaugurated-in-italy" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Salerno maritime terminal: Zaha Hadid's first posthumous project inaugurated in Italy</a></li><li><a title="ZHA after Zaha: Patrik Schumacher on Zaha and what's next for the firm, on Archinect Sessions #61" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149941758/zha-after-zaha-patrik-schumacher-on-zaha-and-what-s-next-for-the-firm-on-archinect-sessions-61" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">ZHA after Zaha: Patrik Schumacher on Zaha and what's next for the firm, on Archinect Sessions #61</a></li><li><a title="Zaha Hadid Architects to continue under Patrik Schumacher's leadership" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149941612/zaha-hadid-architects-to-continue-under-patrik-schumacher-s-leadership" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid Architects to continue under Patrik Schumacher's leadership</a></li><li><a title="Zaha Hadid is not impressed by the Chicago Architecture Biennial" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/143437694/zaha-hadid-is-not-impressed-by-the-chicago-architecture-biennial" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid is not impressed by the Chicago Architecture Biennial</a></li></ul> https://archinect.com/news/article/149965901/zaha-hadid-pavilion-displayed-at-chatsworth-house Zaha Hadid pavilion displayed at Chatsworth House Ellen Hancock 2016-08-30T12:44:00-04:00 >2018-01-30T06:16:04-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/u2/u2fyw1g8gs4dx7sv.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><em><p>An enormous, curvy, mushroom-like pavilion designed by the late architect Dame Zaha Hadid has been installed in the grounds of one of Britain&rsquo;s grandest stately homes. The pavilion was an unexpected addition to the roster of temporary pavilions commissioned each year by the Serpentine Gallery in London. When rising steel prices meant the 2007 pavilion coming from artist Olafur Eliasson and architect Kjetil Thorsen was delayed, Hadid offered to step in with a stopgap</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/tl/tlrhsep50ip8fb5v.jpg"></p><p>Read more about impressive UK pavilions here:</p><ul><li><a href="http://uk.archinect.com/news/article/149965812/zaha-hadid-show-coming-to-serpentine-sackler-gallery-this-winter" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid show coming to Serpentine Sackler Gallery this winter</a></li><li><a href="http://uk.archinect.com/features/article/149961842/to-be-with-architecture-is-all-we-ask-interview-with-hans-ulrich-obrist-artistic-director-of-the-serpentine-galleries" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">&lsquo;To be with architecture is all we ask.&rsquo; &ndash; interview with Hans-Ulrich Obrist, Artistic Director of the Serpentine Galleries</a></li><li><a href="http://uk.archinect.com/news/article/149956491/the-hive-pavilion-moves-to-kew-gardens" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Hive pavilion moves to Kew Gardens</a></li><li><a href="http://uk.archinect.com/news/article/149956114/digital-elytrons-latest-architecture-technology-at-the-v-a-museum" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Digital Elytrons. Latest Architecture Technology at the V &amp; A Museum.</a></li></ul> https://archinect.com/news/article/149965812/zaha-hadid-show-coming-to-serpentine-sackler-gallery-this-winter Zaha Hadid show coming to Serpentine Sackler Gallery this winter Alexander Walter 2016-08-30T04:00:00-04:00 >2016-09-04T11:56:22-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/cs/cs0xz7438lhoi6up.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><em><p>An exhibition of rarely seen paintings, drawings and digital works by Zaha Hadid is due to open at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery in London this winter (8 December-12 February 2017), throwing new light on the late British-Iraqi architect&rsquo;s accomplishments as an artist and calligrapher. [...] Sketches and paintings linked to major projects, both realised and unrealised, will go on show.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Related stories in the Archinect news:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149948008/zaha-hadid-s-repertoire-is-a-stunning-display-in-venice-s-palazzo-franchetti" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid's repertoire is a stunning display in Venice's Palazzo Franchetti</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149938973/celebrate-zaha-hadid-s-life-at-the-serpentine-sackler-gallery-on-april-8th" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Celebrate Zaha Hadid's life at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery on April 8th</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149941758/zha-after-zaha-patrik-schumacher-on-zaha-and-what-s-next-for-the-firm-on-archinect-sessions-61" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">ZHA after Zaha: Patrik Schumacher on Zaha and what's next for the firm, on Archinect Sessions #61</a></li></ul><p>Looking for exciting architecture and design events happening in London <em>right now</em>? <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/747353/weekly-events-ldn" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's weekly event picks</a> keep you up to date.</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/149952786/iraq-honors-zaha-hadid-with-commemorative-stamp-which-features-rejected-tokyo-stadium-design Iraq honors Zaha Hadid with commemorative stamp — which features rejected Tokyo stadium design Alexander Walter 2016-06-20T17:45:00-04:00 >2017-07-13T19:26:27-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ei/eise4f4nvs6r3fp8.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><em><p>The Iraqi postal service has issued new postage stamps honoring two of the country's beloved architects: Zaha Hadid, who died in March, and Mohamed Makiya, who died last year at the age of 101. Hadid and Makiya both changed the perception of architecture in the Arab world and introduced some of the aesthetics of Arabic-inspired architecture in projects around the world.</p></em><br /><br /><p>A small selection of Archinect news posts covering ZHA's winning/not winning Tokyo Olympic Stadium bid:</p> <ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/132101061/zaha-s-tokyo-olympic-stadium-cancelled-abe-calls-for-a-redesign-from-scratch" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha's Tokyo Olympic Stadium cancelled &ndash; Abe calls for a redesign from scratch</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/145735758/tokyo-olympics-refusing-to-pay-zaha-hadid-for-work-on-the-national-stadium" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tokyo Olympics refusing to pay Zaha Hadid for work on the national stadium</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/143971347/zaha-hadid-issues-disappointed-statement-on-tokyo-olympic-stadium-decision" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid issues disappointed statement on Tokyo Olympic Stadium decision</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/132566359/zaha-hadid-reportedly-not-giving-up-on-tokyo-stadium-plans" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid reportedly not giving up on Tokyo stadium plans</a></li></ul><p>H/T <a href="http://www.curbed.com/2016/6/20/11977014/zaha-hadid-stamps-iraq-tokyo-stadium" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Curbed</a></p> https://archinect.com/news/article/149952270/zaha-hadid-transforms-zurich-gallery-in-homage-to-artist-kurt-schwitters Zaha Hadid transforms Zurich gallery in homage to artist Kurt Schwitters Justine Testado 2016-06-17T14:03:00-04:00 >2016-06-20T13:08:33-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ig/igny7ikc64x24vak.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><em><p>Upon first glance, the &ldquo;Kurt Schwitters: Merz&rdquo; exhibition is an enticing haven of artistic talent. The retrospective opened earlier this week at the Galerie Gmurzynska in Zurich. An exhibition involving Zaha Hadid is sure to be a visual treat, whether it's her work that is on display or if she designed an exhibition's setup. Hadid's design for this particular exhibition...is the late architect's homage to Kurt Schwitters' famous Merzbau.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ev/evx2euq1tfvkxeve.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/fi/fi5n1mn0ezm67pzk.jpg"></p><p>See more photos of the exhibition <a href="http://bustler.net/news/4960/zaha-hadid-pays-homage-to-artist-kurt-schwitters-in-his-new-zurich-retrospective" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>More on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149948008/zaha-hadid-s-repertoire-is-a-stunning-display-in-venice-s-palazzo-franchetti" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid's repertoire is a stunning display in Venice's Palazzo Franchetti</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149949638/one-of-the-late-dame-zaha-hadid-s-final-designs-will-be-built-in-west-chelsea" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">One of the late Dame Zaha Hadid's final designs will be built in West Chelsea</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149947436/inside-the-zaha-hadid-designed-50-million-high-line-penthouse" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Inside the Zaha Hadid-designed $50 million High Line penthouse</a></p> https://archinect.com/news/article/149949638/one-of-the-late-dame-zaha-hadid-s-final-designs-will-be-built-in-west-chelsea One of the late Dame Zaha Hadid's final designs will be built in West Chelsea Dana Schulz 2016-06-06T18:37:00-04:00 >2018-01-30T06:16:04-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/zz/zznybzlala1n1alt.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><em><p>When the architecture community learned of the passing of Zaha Hadid in late March, it came as a bit of consolation that her first and only building in New York, 520 West 28th Street, had already begun to take shape along the High Line, ensuring that her legacy would last in our skyline. In much welcome news, 6sqft learns today that yet another design of hers will rise just three blocks away in Chelsea.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The Moinian Group worked with the late Zaha Hadid on one of her final creations, 220 Eleventh Avenue in West Chelsea. The building will be a collection of loft-like condos and penthouses, as well as a cultural institution that will be a hub of the Chelsea art district. Construction is expected to begin in 2017.</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/149948008/zaha-hadid-s-repertoire-is-a-stunning-display-in-venice-s-palazzo-franchetti Zaha Hadid's repertoire is a stunning display in Venice's Palazzo Franchetti Justine Testado 2016-05-27T21:06:00-04:00 >2018-01-30T06:16:04-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/y2/y24pr15kw76rvbz5.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>The opulence of Venice's 16th-century Palazzo Franchetti is as memorable as the designs of a particular Zaha Hadid. A can't-be-missed retrospective honoring the late architect's four-decade career opened to the public today, just in time for the hoards of visitors venturing out to the nearby 2016 Venice Biennale.&nbsp;Organized by the Fondazione Berengo cultural institution, this Zaha Hadid retrospective is an abridged showcase of Hadid's pioneering works that made her a designer and artist who was always ahead of her time.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/jm/jmowi26vjhcfoeca.jpg"></p><p>The exhibition features a range of Hadid's completed, under-construction, in progress, and unbuilt projects &mdash; from her early paintings and drawings to models of <a href="http://archinect.com/zaha-hadid" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">ZHA</a>'s buildings that are due for completion later this year.&nbsp;</p><p>A separate room will display three projects that are meant to symbolize milestones in Hadid's career: the Weil am Rhein-based&nbsp;Vitra Fire Station (completed 1993), ZHA's first completed project; the Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art in Cincinnati (...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/149947436/inside-the-zaha-hadid-designed-50-million-high-line-penthouse Inside the Zaha Hadid-designed $50 million High Line penthouse Julia Ingalls 2016-05-25T14:00:00-04:00 >2018-03-15T14:40:42-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/pz/pz0teexe9oivb3t8.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><em><p>The cherry atop 520 West 28th, Penthouse 37 contains five bedrooms and six-and-a-half bathrooms, including a corner master suite with two windowed dressing rooms and his-and-hers baths nestled on its lower level, which also houses three guest en-suite bedrooms, a utility room, and a wet bar.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Running at a little over $7,269 a square foot, Zaha Hadid's one and only <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/145736562/liz-diller-gets-high-discussing-the-high-line-s-development-with-christopher-hawthorne" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">High Line</a>-adjacent luxury penthouse design features a sinuous metal exterior with floor to ceiling glass windows between 10th and 11th avenues in Chelsea.&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/106323/ismael-leyva-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ismael Levya Architects</a> worked with Zaha Hadid Architects to create the 39-unit condominium, which offers starter units at $25 million.</p> <p><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/4e/4en41taxlhvfbjwj.jpg">&nbsp;</p> <p><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/e9/e98noesdix20rtsu.jpg"></p> <p>The latest on Zaha Hadid Architects:</p> <ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149945845/to-thrive-post-zaha-koolhaas-says-zha-should-emulate-high-fashion-brands" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">To thrive post-Zaha, Koolhaas says ZHA should emulate high fashion brands</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149941758/zha-after-zaha-patrik-schumacher-on-zaha-and-what-s-next-for-the-firm-on-archinect-sessions-61" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">ZHA after Zaha: Patrik Schumacher on Zaha and what's next for the firm, on Archinect Sessions #61</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149944678/hans-ulrich-obrist-and-etel-adnan-remember-zaha-hadid" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hans Ulrich Obrist and Etel Adnan remember Zaha Hadid</a></li></ul> https://archinect.com/news/article/149946366/benoy-announced-in-heathrow-shortlist-for-terminal-of-the-future-expansion Benoy Announced in Heathrow Shortlist for Terminal of the Future Expansion Ellen Hancock 2016-05-20T11:37:00-04:00 >2016-05-21T01:11:07-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/sb/sb2npqdf8x7ro3f0.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>Benoy has been shortlisted along with three other British design firms including HOK, Grimshaw and Zaha Hadid to create a a new concept for the country's global gateway. &nbsp;The architects were asked by Heathrow to consider the purpose and potential of an airport with the resulting designs showcasing bold new strategies for a world class sustainable airport. The designs focus on innovative passenger experience and the integration of local communities.</p><p>Benoy Global Director Tom Cartledge commented on the appointment saying;<em>&nbsp;</em></p><p><em>&ldquo;The Aviation sector is incredibly exciting at the moment as we are rapidly evolving our expectations&nbsp;and imaginations of what an Airport represents. We are extremely honoured to be included in the shortlist and our concept has reimagined Heathrow as a &lsquo;Destination&rsquo; in its own right, transforming the site to be at the forefront of the next generation of airports.&rdquo;</em></p><p>Take a look at Benoy's design concept below:<img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mp/mprbf7owjkv5q5ii.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cx/cx0mzu4yvyu80604.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/q2/q2viza40irti9qk1.jpg"></p><p>Find relating articles here:&nbsp;</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149945987/future-sustainable-skyscrapers-will-be-made-of-wood" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Future sustainable skyscrapers wi...</a></li></ul>