Posts Tagged: Zaha

Farewell Zaha

Zaha Hadid left us yesterday. She won’t be forgotten for a long time, as she was an architect who actually changed architecture. I remember how her mind-bending Hong Kong Peak competition drawings provided those of us studying in the 1980s with a much-needed inspirational jolt, precisely

Farewell Zaha

Zaha Hadid left us yesterday. She won’t be forgotten for a long time, as she was an architect who actually changed architecture. I remember how her mind-bending Hong Kong Peak competition drawings provided those of us studying in the 1980s with a much-needed inspirational jolt, precisely

Us and Theme

If Venice, the Wild West, or Asia can be themes for parks, casinos, or hotels, then why not contemporary architecture? “Theming” has, after all, been a part of architecture for quite some time, as the interesting collection of essays Variations

Us and Theme

If Venice, the Wild West, or Asia can be themes for parks, casinos, or hotels, then why not contemporary architecture? “Theming” has, after all, been a part of architecture for quite some time, as the interesting collection of essays Variations

Architecture in Fashion

Mannequin supporting a model of the Expo Zaragoza Bridge Pavilion (by Zaha Hadid Architects) in a Zaragoza store window display.

Architecture in Fashion

Mannequin supporting a model of the Expo Zaragoza Bridge Pavilion (by Zaha Hadid Architects) in a Zaragoza store window display.

Water Tower and Bridge Pavilion

[originally published in Mark Magazine #16] Bridge Pavilion by Zaha Hadid, left, and Water Tower by Enrique de Teresa. Water Tower One of the ironies of world expositions is that while they apparently act as a catalyst for large-scale urban

Water Tower and Bridge Pavilion

[originally published in Mark Magazine #16] Bridge Pavilion by Zaha Hadid, left, and Water Tower by Enrique de Teresa. Water Tower One of the ironies of world expositions is that while they apparently act as a catalyst for large-scale urban