Best Photos of Zaha Hadid’s Majestic Architecture

Iraqi-born and based in London, Hadid‘s “neo-futuristic” designs became some of the most famous sites around the world, including: the Heydar Aliyev Center in Azerbaijan, the Vitra Fire Station, in Rhein, Germany, the Guangzhou Opera House in China, the Lois and Richard Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art in Cincinnati and the Aquatics Center, in East London, which became a beacon of the London 2012 Olympics.

Pritzker Prize winner Zaha Hadid

Impactfull and always inspirational, Hadid was the first woman to win the Pritzker Prize in 2004, and later the first woman to receive the Royal Institute of British Architects Gold Medal in the same year that she died.

Chanel's "Mobile Art," a futuristic pavilion created by the architect. IMAGE: KIN CHEUNG/ASSOCIATED PRESS
Chanel’s “Mobile Art,” a futuristic pavilion created by the architect.
IMAGE: KIN CHEUNG/ASSOCIATED PRESS

 

The 'Twirl' sculpture shown at the "Statale" University during Milan's Furnishing Accessories Exhibition in 2011. IMAGE: LUCA BRUNO/ASSOCIATED PRESS
The ‘Twirl’ sculpture shown at the “Statale” University during Milan’s Furnishing Accessories Exhibition in 2011.
IMAGE: LUCA BRUNO/ASSOCIATED PRESS

 

The Glasgow Riverside Museum of Transport. IMAGE: VIEW PICTURES/UIG/GETTY
The Glasgow Riverside Museum of Transport.
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BMW Plant in Leipzig, Germany. IMAGE: VIEW PICTURES/UIG/GETTY
BMW Plant in Leipzig, Germany.
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BMW Plant in Leipzig, Germany. IMAGE: VIEW PICTURES/UIG/GETTY
BMW Plant in Leipzig, Germany.
IMAGE: VIEW PICTURES/UIG/GETTY

 

Hungerburgbahn Stations in Innsbruck, Austria IMAGE: VIEW PICTURES/UIG/GETTY
Hungerburgbahn Stations in Innsbruck, Austria
IMAGE: VIEW PICTURES/UIG/GETTY

 

Hungerburgbahn Stations in Innsbruck, Austria IMAGE: VIEW PICTURES/UIG/GETTY
Hungerburgbahn Stations in Innsbruck, Austria
IMAGE: VIEW PICTURES/UIG/GETTY

 

Hungerburgbahn Stations in Innsbruck, Austria. IMAGE: VIEW PICTURES/UIG/GETTY
Hungerburgbahn Stations in Innsbruck, Austria.
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Bridge Pavilion in Zaragoza, Spain. IMAGE: VIEW PICTURES/UIG/GETTY
Bridge Pavilion in Zaragoza, Spain.
IMAGE: VIEW PICTURES/UIG/GETTY

 

Bridge Pavilion in Zaragoza, Spain. IMAGE: VIEW PICTURES/UIG/GETTY
Bridge Pavilion in Zaragoza, Spain.
IMAGE: VIEW PICTURES/UIG/GETTY

 

The Sheikh Zayed Bridge in Abu Dhabi. IMAGE: VIEW PICTURES/UIG/GETTY
The Sheikh Zayed Bridge in Abu Dhabi.
IMAGE: VIEW PICTURES/UIG/GETTY

 

THe CMA/CGA Office Tower in Marseille, France. IMAGE: VIEW PICTURES/UIG/GETTY
THe CMA/CGA Office Tower in Marseille, France.
IMAGE: VIEW PICTURES/UIG/GETTY

 

The new Maggie Centre at the Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy, Scotland. IMAGE: JEFF J MITCHELL/GETTY
The new Maggie Centre at the Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy, Scotland.
IMAGE: JEFF J MITCHELL/GETTY

 

The Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center in Baku. IMAGE: BERND THISSEN/PICTURE-ALLIANCE/DPA/AP
The Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center in Baku.
IMAGE: BERND THISSEN/PICTURE-ALLIANCE/DPA/AP

 

The London Aquatics Centre built for the 2012 Olympic Games. IMAGE: JOHN WALTON/PA WIRE/AP
The London Aquatics Centre built for the 2012 Olympic Games.
IMAGE: JOHN WALTON/PA WIRE/AP

 

Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum is seen on the campus of Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich. IMAGE: CARLOS OSORIO/AP
Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum is seen on the campus of Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich.
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Tthe London Aquatics Centre built for the 2012 Olympic Games. IMAGE: JOHN STILLWELL/PA WIRE/AP
Tthe London Aquatics Centre built for the 2012 Olympic Games.
IMAGE: JOHN STILLWELL/PA WIRE/AP

 

The Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center in Baku , Azerbaijan. IMAGE: BERND THISSEN/PICTURE-ALLIANCE/DPA/AP
The Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center in Baku , Azerbaijan.
IMAGE: BERND THISSEN/PICTURE-ALLIANCE/DPA/AP

 

Phaeno Science Center, Wolfsburg, Germany. IMAGE: RAINER JENSEN/PICTURE-ALLIANCE/DPA/AP
Phaeno Science Center, Wolfsburg, Germany.
IMAGE: RAINER JENSEN/PICTURE-ALLIANCE/DPA/AP

 

MAXXI Museum, in Rome. IMAGE: PIER PAOLO CITO/AP
MAXXI Museum, in Rome.
IMAGE: PIER PAOLO CITO/AP

 

The Galaxy Soho, Beijing. IMAGE: ANDY WONG/AP
The Galaxy Soho, Beijing.
IMAGE: ANDY WONG/AP

 

The Guangzhou Opera House under construction. IMAGE: LI HUANG/COLOR CHINA PHOTO/AP
The Guangzhou Opera House under construction.
IMAGE: LI HUANG/COLOR CHINA PHOTO/AP

 

It is really sad and a big loss to the world of architecture and creativity. She is truly a divine artist.

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