Topic: Zaha Hadid Architects

designMENA Summit: ZHA reaches record number of buildings under construction, says head of region Tariq Khayyat

At the designMENA Summit 2017, Tariq Khayyat, senior associate and head of region at Zaha Hadid Architects, said the firm is “now at the peak of buildings under construction.” “We are delivering so many buildings on site — I would mark it at … More

Philip Michael Wolfson speaks on running Zaha Hadid’s studio in the 1980s

“Some of the most famous architects that we have today were just starting to teach there,” said Philip Michael Wolfson, as he recalled joining the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London in the late 1970s. A third-year student coming from Cornell University … More

Hufton+Crow photographs Zaha Hadid’s KAPSARC research centre in Saudi Arabia

Zaha Hadid Architects has recently opened its King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to the public. The complex presents a a series of ‘crystalline forms’ emerging from the desert landscape, designed in response to the environment of the … More

Zaha Hadid Architects, Arcplus and Wilson Associates announce strategic alliance

Zaha Hadid Architects, Arcplus and Wilson Associates have just announced a strategic alliance, which will see the three firms collaborate on a number of projects with one luxury hotel already underway. Zaha Hadid Architects continues to redefine architecture with a repertoire of designs across … More

Zaha Hadid’s LEED-certified KASPARC project in Saudi Arabia opens to the public

The King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KASPARC) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects has opened its door to the public, appearing as a series of ‘crystalline forms’ emerging from the desert landscape. As the architects’ first LEED-certified building, … More

VIDEO: Zaha Hadid Architects create light mapping projection for festival in Germany

In collaboration with digital artists and computer science researchers Andy Lomas and Mubbasir Kapadia, as well as musician Max Copper, ZHA has created the ‘Behaviour Morphe’ — a light mapping projection for the 2017 Schlosslichtspiele Festival. Held in Karlsruhe, Germany, the festival curates a … More

Bee’ah’s new Zaha Hadid-designed HQ is 40% complete

Environment management company and waste management specialists Bee’ah has announced that work on its new Zaha Hadid-designed Sharjah headquarters is now 40% complete. Bee’ah group CEO Khaled Al Huraimel told fmME in an exclusive face-to-face interview that “work is currently in full swing”. … More

Zaha Hadid Architects wins Tallinn port contest

International architecture firm Zaha Hadid Architects won the contract for the masterplan design of Estonia’s Tallinn port. Featuring a new cruise ship and ferry terminal, the development will also include office and housing districts intended to spark regeneration around the waterfront of the … More

BIA Design’s installation for Saudi Design Week aims to raise awareness on oil-reliance in the Gulf

Dubai-based BIA Design is set to showcase an installation during the fourth edition of Saudi Design Week called Black Diamond, as part of its Special Projects programme. BIA Design’s installation seeks to unify the event’s identity with its venue, while paying homage to … More

Zaha Hadid Architects unveils new construction images of Beijing skyscraper

Zaha Hadid Architects has unveiled new black and white construction images of the “world biggest atrium” housed inside its Leeza Soho tower in Beijing. The 207-metre skyscraper is set to reach its full height next month, with the tower scheduled for completion by … More

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