Zaha Hadid shortlisted for Iraq parliament

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Star architect Zaha Hadid is on the shortlist to construct a new $1bn parliament building in the Iraq capital of Baghdad, the city of her birth.

The shortlist also includes Assemblage, Buro Happold, Davis Langdon, Iraqi firm Al-Khan in collaboration with Canada’s Adamson, and the UAE’s Dewan Architects & Engineers, as reported by BD Online.

A technical committee with review the proposals in the first week of July, before a final decision from an international jury.

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The building site will be the abandoned Al Muthana Airport where Saddam Hussein had planned to build a ‘super mosque’.

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Zaha Hadid shortlisted for Iraq parliament

Star architect Zaha Hadid is on the shortlist to construct a new $1bn parliament building in the Iraq capital of Baghdad, the city of her birth.

The shortlist also includes English firm Assemblage, Buro Happold, Davis Langdon, Iraqi firm Al-Khan in collaboration with Canada’s Adamson, and the UAE’s Dewan Architects & Engineers, as reported by BD Online.

A technical committee with review the proposals in the first week of July, before a final decision from an international jury.

The building site will be the abandoned Al Muthana Airport where Saddam Hussein had planned to build a ‘super mosque’.

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