Zaha Hadid dies aged 65

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Iraqi-born Dame Zaha Hadid has died aged 65, reports the BBC.

The architect died of a heart attack on Thursday in a hospital in Miama, where Hadid was being treated for bronchitis.

This year Hadid received the Royal Institute of British Architects Gold Medal in recognition of her work, the first woman architect to be awarded the honor.

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Hadid’s designs span across the globe as well as a number of projects in the Middle East including the Issam Fares Institute (IFI) for Public Policy and International Affairs on Lebanon’s American University of Beirut campus.

 

 

 

 

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