You don’t always have to show art in what’s called a white box; you can have a kind of complexity within an exhibit which actually respects the art as well.
People say I design architectural icons. If I design a building and it becomes an icon, that's ok.
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When you are overworked and exhausted, there is a sense of kind of delirium and that’s why I think architects do all-nighters and they kind of do those deadlines. For four days I remember doing four nights in one row with no sleep. I mean nobody, unless you are crazy, would do that, but you are totally focused on the project.
The commission process in America and England is different. In America, they do it through an interview process, and it’s really based on whether they like you or not. I mean, it’s nothing to do with whether you do the best scheme or the worst scheme.
|Birth:||31st October, 1950|
Zaha Hadid is an Iraqi-British architect. She received the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2004 the first woman to do so and the Stirling Prize in 2010 and 2011. Her buildings are distinctively futuristic, characterized by the "powerful, curving forms of her elongated structures" with "multiple perspective points and fragmented geometry to evoke the chaos of modern life". She is currently professor at the University of Applied Arts Vienna in Austria.
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