We bring the work and vision of a remarkable architect to your home.
Zaha Hadid’s pioneering vision redefined architecture for the 21st century and captured imaginations across the globe. Each of her projects transformed notions of what can be achieved in concrete, steel, and glass, combining her unwavering optimism for the future and belief in the power of invention with advanced design, material, and construction innovations.
Many architects are called on to create new projects that stand as symbols of social progress—but none delivered as regularly, as unexpectedly and as spectacularly as Zaha Hadid. Her successes were so consistent, she received the highest honors from civic, academic, and professional institutions across the globe. Her practice remains one of the world’s most inventive architectural studios—and has been for almost 40 years.
As they open, each of Hadid’s buildings take sits place in architectural history for its virtuosic construction, its architectural ideology, and its sheer magnetic presence. Her designs are the embodiment of an enlightened philosophical framework and principled discipline.
Her clients commissioned buildings, and Hadid met the programmes, but she also exceeded each brief and delivered the shared aspirations of a new generation.
Hadid’s outstanding contribution to the architectural profession has been acknowledged by professional, academic, and civic institutions around the world including the Forbes List of the ‘World’s Most Powerful Women’ and the Japan Art Association presenting her with the ‘Praemium Imperiale’. In 2010 and 2011, her designs were awarded the Stirling Prize, one of architecture’s highest accolades, by the Royal Institute of British Architects. Other awards include UNESCO naming Hadid as an ‘Artist for Peace’, the Republic of France honoring Hadid with the ‘Commandeur de l’Ordredes Arts et des Lettres’, and TIME magazine included her in the ‘100 Most Influential People in the World’, naming her the world’s top thinker of 2010.Zaha Hadid was made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II in 2012, and in February 2016, she received the Royal Gold Medal. Zaha Hadid passed away on the 31st of March2016.
ZAHA HADID DESIGN (ZHD) was established in2006 by Zaha Hadid and operates under the lead of Co-Directors Woody Yao and Maha Kutay. The Design Practice continues Hadid’s inventive methodology and process, sharing Zaha Hadid’s story and its significance within the dialogue of contemporary design. Consistently pushing the boundaries of contemporary design, they implement the latest technological and material advancements in design.
The ZHD portfolio encompasses 40 years of research expressed in pioneering designs for lighting, furniture, and finishes. It includes commissions from a wide range of design disciplines such as fashion, jewelry, furniture pieces, interiors, exhibition, and set design. As well as producing acclaimed collections for their own label, Zaha Hadid Design has successfully collaborated with the world’s most respected and iconic brands to create exceptional limited-edition pieces.
Their timeless and elegant designs convey their virtuosity with fluid geometries and ensures their preeminent position within the design world. We have the pleasure to make this exceptional woman’s work accessible to you.