Posts tagged as 'Zaha Hadid'

Thu 19.5.

Salerno Maritime Terminal by Zaha Hadid (UK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 19.05.2016 - Tagged as:

Salerno Maritime Terminal by Zaha Hadid, photo: Helene Binet

Salerno Maritime Terminal by Zaha Hadid, photo: Helene Binet

The new Salerno Maritime Terminal by Zaha Hadid Architects is integral to the city’s urban plan. Like an oyster, the terminal’s hard, asymmetric shell protects the softer elements within; sheltering passengers from the intense Mediterranean sun during the popular tourist season. (text by Zaha Hadid)

 

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Thu 7.4.

Zaha Hadid (1950–2016)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 07.04.2016 - Tagged as: ,

Zaha Hadid (1950–2016); photo Brigitte Lacombe

Zaha Hadid (1950–2016); photo Brigitte Lacombe

Respected design critic and curator Klaus Leuschel pays a personal tribute to the Baghdad-born architect who, despite her non-establishment profile, would go on to become one of industry’s most influential and paradigm-shifting grandees.

 

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Shanghai studio AIM Architecture has designed the office for Soho China, the property developers behind Zaha Hadid's Galaxy Soho, creating an entrance with reflective strips of light that give the illusion of a never-ending grid

Shanghai studio AIM Architecture has designed the office for Soho China, the property developers behind Zaha Hadid’s Galaxy Soho, creating an entrance with reflective strips of light that give the illusion of a never-ending grid

Creative light-shaping by architects and interior architects, married with ingenious, technologically driven lighting solutions, are changing the way we experience, interact with and use light in work, contract and other spaces. It’s a new dawn. (by Alex Bradley)

 

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Tue 15.10.

Superyacht by Zaha Hadid for Blohm+Voss (DE)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 15.10.2013 - Tagged as: , ,

Superyacht by Zaha Hadid for Blohm+Voss

Superyacht by Zaha Hadid for Blohm+Voss

Pritzker prize-winning architect Zaha Hadid has collaborated with renowned Hamburg-based shipbuilders Blohm+Voss to design a new superyacht, a design informed by fluid dynamics and underwater ecosystems.

 

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Tue 8.10.

Library and Learning Centre in Vienna by Zaha Hadid Architects

Posted by Walter Phillips on 08.10.2013 - Tagged as:

Library and Learning Centre in Vienna by Zaha Hadid Architects, photo: courtesy Rieder Smart Elements

Library and Learning Centre in Vienna by Zaha Hadid Architects, photo: courtesy Rieder Smart Elements

Zaha Hadid’s Library and Learning Centre opened last week in the city’s second district, one of seven buildings that make up the new campus of Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, the Vienna University of Economics and Business.

 

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Thu 4.7.

‘Prima’ installation by Zaha Hadid for Swarovski (AT)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 04.07.2013 - Tagged as: , ,

'Prima' installation by Zaha Hadid for Swarovski

‘Prima’ installation by Zaha Hadid for Swarovski

Crystal brand Swarovski has commissioned architect Zaha Hadid to create a celebratory installation to mark the completion 20 years ago of her first major built project, the Fire Station at Vitra Campus, Weil am Rhein, Germany.

 

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Temporary music hall by Zaha Hadid Architects; photo by Joel Chester Fildes

From huge temporary stadia to tiny transitory event spaces, pop-up architecture fulfils many roles and comes in many guises. In some cases the very latest technologies are used to engineer complex structures, while in others a readymade approach using scavenged materials is more appropriate. Architonic examines some key pop-up projects that are designed to make the most of their short lifespans. (by Alyn Griffiths)

 

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Foster + Partners' showpiece stadium for Qatar’s 2022 World Cup bid; image © courtesy Foster + Partners

As the cost of hosting major sporting events continues to rise, the need for something positive to be left behind once the fun and games are over becomes ever more vital. Architonic examines past and future events and the differing approaches to planning, designing, adapting and repurposing venues and infrastructure in order to create a medal-winning sporting legacy. (by Alyn Griffiths)

 

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