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Zaha Hadid Architects’ new tower shows off world’s tallest atrium

Though the tower’s glassy exterior is plenty dramatic, the real show goes on inside, where an atrium rises over 630 feet high.

Zaha Hadid Architects’ trippy new Beijing airport is now open

Located 28 miles outside city center, the gleaming new airport was designed with an eye to expansion.

Zaha Hadid Architects’s Hamburg river promenade protects against storm surges

To safeguard Hamburg against future storm surges, the firm conceived a curvy promenade with space for pedestrians, cyclists, and restaurants.

Zaha Hadid’s famous designs reimagined as 22 brightly colored rugs

Each of the colorful, hand-tufted carpets is a loose abstraction of one of Hadid’s famous designs, building or otherwise.

Zaha Hadid Architects designs a swooping hat

The hat was designed by Zaha Hadid Architects’ director Patrik Shumacher for a "hat party" fundraising event for the nonprofit Friends of the High Line.

Zaha Hadid Architects designs vaulted school in China made by robots

The primary school in Jiangxi Province comprises a series of structures topped with barrel and parabolic vaults that will be made on site by robots.

Zaha Hadid’s only private residence is finally complete

Capital Hill Residence, the only private home designed by the late Zaha Hadid, is finally complete. It’s located in Barvikha Forest outside Moscow.

Zaha Hadid Architects and others designed delightful dog kennels for charity

Zaha Hadid Architects is among a group of architects, artists, and designers that created dog kennels for Blue Cross for Pets, a U.K.-based charity.

Striking Zaha Hadid building houses a stunning Muay Thai studio to match

The high-design martial arts space is defined by Hadid’s architecture.

Zaha Hadid Architects turns Baroque palace into canvas for trippy light art

"Behaviour Morphe" lit up a German palace’s facade in Karlsruhe, Germany as part of a local arts festival.

Zaha Hadid’s massive Beijing airport terminal is well underway

The project’s six-pier radial design bears the late architect’s signature swooping lines.

Women designers take spotlight in symposium on unbuilt work

A Zaha Hadid Architects associate organized the event during London Architecture Festival.

Zaha Hadid-designed train station in Naples to begin service

After a series of delays, the first phase of the massive Napoli Afragola Station initially proposed in 2003 and designed by Zaha Hadid has finally been inaugurated.

Zaha Hadid: A complete list of unbuilt designs

Unbuilt, unrealized, and in-progress designs from the late architect's unfolding legacy

The 6 coolest Zaha Hadid-designed furniture and objects

A number of in-progress or as-yet unbuilt buildings have been or are on their way to being completed, while smaller furniture, objects, and other accessories have rolled out at regular clip over the past year.

Zaha Hadid gallery dedicated to mathematics opens with plane-inspired design

The first permanent public museum exhibition designed by ZHA in the world, it is also the first project to open in the United Kingdom since Zaha Hadid’s death earlier this year.

Zaha Hadid-designed Brit Awards trophies are predictably gorgeous

Zaha’s team created a family of five statuettes that feature the berobed and helmeted figure in a progression of different poses.

Head of Zaha Hadid Architects, Patrik Schumacher, questioned for pro-privatization views

Trustees of Hadid’s estate say the late architect would "be totally opposed" to his recent statements.

RIBA's first International Prize announces 6 finalists

According to RIBA, the projects "demonstrate a range of innovative responses to the role of public architecture, providing major new additions to their contexts and communities."

Zaha Hadid Architects to build cultural center at Saudi Arabian heritage site

The 95,500-square-foot project will serve as the head office of the Heritage Museum.

Bjarke Ingels, Zaha Hadid among winners of $1M prize for architecture in Muslim communities

What do a high design public plaza in Copenhagen, a library and arts center in Beijing, and a pedestrian bridge in Tehran have in common? They’re three of the six winners of this year’s prestigious, triennial Aga Khan Award for Architecture.

Zaha Hadid remixes midcentury design in a final furniture collection

Midcentury mania is in full swing, and even the late, great Zaha Hadid couldn’t stay away. UltraStellar, her final furniture collection for long-time friend and gallerist David Gill, is proof.

First look: Inside Zaha Hadid Architects's new culture center in China

Created as a mixed-use building, the impressive structure will house a hotel, a 2,100-seat conference center, 500-seat concert venue, office space, and basement parking.

Zaha Hadid’s firm created a ship-shaped extension on an old fire station

Created for the Belgian city’s Port Authority, the striking building combines the architecture of a disused fire station and a new articulated glass extension that appears to float above the existing structure.

Moby on Zaha Hadid hotel: ‘sleeping in a dumpster would have been more comfortable’

Moby did not enjoy the Hotel Puerta America in Madrid.

Zaha Hadid Design unveils new sculptural fall collection

Simply titled "Collection 2016," the series showcases materiality, color, parametric design, technique, and craftsmanship—signature elements that figure in all of Hadid’s work, whether architecture or small objects.

Zaha Hadid's Serpentine Pavilion rebuilt on historic English estate

Lilas, a sculptural, all-white pavilion designed by the late Zaha Hadid for the 2007 Serpentine Gallery Summer Party, has been rebuilt near Chatsworth House, one of the grandest and most visited estates in England.

Zaha Hadid Design unveils bathroom collection for Porcelanosa

Zaha Hadid Design has unveiled a nine-piece bath collection created in collaboration with Spanish company Porcelanosa that bears the late architect’s signature style.

Zaha Hadid’s dazzling footwear and jewelry designs take spotlight in new show

A new exhibition in London, called the Zaha Hadid Commemorative Salon, helps the public get familiar with Hadid’s industrial designs.

Iraq’s Zaha Hadid commemorative stamp features controversial Tokyo Stadium

A curious choice for the stamp to say the least.

Zaha Hadid's last projects continue to emerge

New work from the late Zaha Hadid continues to emerge after her death two and a half months ago, a testament to her prolific and groundbreaking career as an architect and a designer.

Inside Zaha Hadid's Venice Architecture Biennale Retrospective

The exhibition celebrates the Iraqi-born British architect's pioneering 40-year career, showcasing many of her early paintings, drawings, and models, as well projects that are currently under construction, in development, or as yet unrealized.

Zaha Hadid’s Influence on Engineering in Design

The firm's director, Patrik Schumacher, discusses the firm’s evolving views on the interplay of architecture, engineering, and design

Zaha Hadid's Swarovski Centerpiece Shows at NYCxDesign

Swarovski's debut decor "Atelier Swarovski Home," which will be presented at NYCxDESIGN, includes a sculptural piece by Hadid that incorporates crystal and metal. The collection also includes works by Tord Boontje, Raw Edges, and Aldo Bakker.

Impromptu Zaha Hadid Retrospective to Open in Late May

Even as the untimely death of Zaha Hadid continues to reverberate throughout the world, her legacy lives on, as evidenced by the awards and accolades her projects continue to garner. And now, the work of the pioneering architect will receive an impromptu retrospective.

Zaha Hadid Architects's First Posthumous Project Opens in Italy

The recently finished project, a ferry and cruise ship terminal on Italy's Amalfi Coast, is the first of the firm's major building to reach completion since Zaha Hadid died unexpectedly last month.

Zaha Hadid Architects Thanks Supporters, Discusses 4 Projects Finishing in 2016

The firm thanked supporters while providing an update on four projects slated for completion later this year.

Zaha Hadid's 'Mew' Table Was One of Her Last Designs

Just unveiled in Milan, the "Mew" table was completed just days before Hadid suddenly passed away on March 31. Designed for Italian furniture brand Sawaya + Moroni, the piece is like an artful oil slick.

Zaha Hadid's Legacy Takes Center Stage in Obituaries

"...Hadid was a woman who had dared to enter a man's world, and took no shit from anybody, though plenty was offered. She had to be twice as smart and three times as tough as her male counterparts in order to get anything built."