An-Najah Blogs :: Omar Jalal Anabousi http://blogs.najah.edu/author/omar-anabousi An-Najah Blogs :: Omar Jalal Anabousi en-us Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:52:58 IDT Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:52:58 IDT webmaster@najah.edu webmaster@najah.edu Zaha Hadidhttp://blogs.najah.edu/staff/omar-anabousi/article/Zaha-HadidGeneral PostsZaha Hadid Zaha Hadid is an architect who consistently pushes the boundaries of architecture and urban design Her work experiments with new spatial concepts intensifying existing urban landscapes in the pursuit of a visionary aesthetic that encompasses all fields of design ranging from urban scale through to products interiors and furniture Best known for her seminal built works Vitra Fire Station Land Formation-One Bergisel Ski-Jump Strasbourg Tram Station the Rosenthal Centre for Contemporary Art in Cincinnati the BMW Central Building in Leipzig the Hotel Puerta America interior in Madrid the Ordrupgaard Museum Extension in Copenhagen and the Phaeno Science Center in Wolfsburg her central concerns involve a simultaneous engagement in practice teaching and research Education and Teaching Hadid studied architecture at the Architectural Association from 1972 and was awarded the Diploma Prize in 1977 She then became a partner of the Office for Metropolitan Architecture taught at the AA with OMA collaborators Rem Koolhaas and Elia Zenghelis and later led her own studio at the AA until 1987 Since then she held the Kenzo Tange Chair at the Graduate School of Design Harvard University; the Sullivan Chair at the University of Illinois School of Architecture Chicago; guest professorships at the Hochschule fr Bildende Knste in Hamburg; the Knolton School of Architecture Ohio and the Masters Studio at Columbia University New York In addition she was made Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters Fellow of the American Institute of Architecture and Commander of the British Empire 2002 She is currently Professor at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna Austria and was the Eero Saarinen Visiting Professor of Architectural Design at Yale University New Haven Connecticut Competitions Hadid has been testing the boundaries of architectural design in a series of research-based competitions Winning designs include The Peak Hong Kong 1983; Kurfrstendamm Berlin 1986; Dsseldorf Art and Media Centre 199293; Cardiff Bay Opera House Wales 1994; Thames WaterRoyal Academy Habitable Bridge London 1996; Rosenthal Centre for Contemporary Art Cincinnati 1998; University of North London Holloway Road Bridge 1998; The National Centre of Contemporary Arts Rome 1999; Bergisel Ski-jump Innsbruck 1999; The Wolfsburg Science Centre 2000; the Maritime Ferry Terminal in Salerno 2000; Placa de las Arts in Barcelona 2001; One-north Masterplan for Singapores Science Hub 2001; the Ordrupgaard Museum Extension in Copenhagen 2001; the BMW Central Plant Building in Leipzig 2002; the Price Tower Art Center Bartlesville 2002; the Departement de lHerault Culture Sport Building Montpellier 2003; the new High Speed Rail Station Napoli-Afragola Naples 2003; the Guangzhou Opera House China 2003; a masterplan for Beijings Soho City China 2003; the New EuskoTren Headquarters in Durango 2004 a new Mediatheque in Pau Pyrenees 2004; an office tower and residential housing complex in Milan Milano Fiera CityLife 2004 the Memorial Walk Boulevard der Stars for the Berlin Film Academy Berlin 2004 the new Riverside Transport Museum in Glasgow 2004 the new CMA CGM Headquarters in Marseille 2004 In 2005 Zaha Hadid Architects won competitions for the Neues Stadt- Casino Basel the Architecture Foundations London Centre for Architecture the London Aquatics Centre the redesign of Eleftheria Square in Cyprus the Nanjing Memorial Wall in China the Zaragoza 2008 Expo Bridge and the Olebeaga Masterplan in Bilbao Most recently in 2006 the practice has won competitions for the Issam Fares Institute at the American University of Beirut the Seville University Library the Kartal- Pendik Masterplan in Istanbul the Edifici Campus Tower in Barcelona The Opera House and Business Bay Towers in Dubai The EOn Energy Research Center in Aachen Germany and The Nuragic and Contemporary Art Museum in Cagliari Italy Other competition entries include large scale urban studies for Hamburg Madrid Bordeaux and Cologne; museum buildings in Bad Deutsch Altenburg Austria Madrid Prado Reina Sofia Royal Palace the Victoria Albert Museums Boilerhouse Gallery London and a Museum of Islamic Arts in Doha Qatar and the Asian and Oriental Gallery for the Louvre Paris; concert halls for Copenhagen and Luxembourg; a theatre for the Hackney Empire London and large scale multi-functional buildings for 42nd street New York as well as for the IIT Campus in Chicago and third prize for an event and delivery centre for BMW in Munich Projects Zaha Hadids built work has won her much academic and public acclaim Her best known projects to date are the Vitra Fire Station and the LFone pavilion in Weil am Rhein Germany 19931999 a housing project for IBA-Block 2 in Berlin Germany 1993 the Mind Zone at the Millennium Dome Greenwich London UK 1999 a Tram Station and Car Park in Strasbourg France 2001 a Ski-Jump in Innsbruck Austria 2002 the Contemporary Arts Centre Cincinnati US 2003 the BMW Central Building 2005 in Leipzig Germany the Hotel Puerta America interior in Madrid Spain 2005 and the Ordrupgaard Museum Extension in Copenhagen Denmark 2005 the Phaeno Science Center Wolfsburg Germany 2005 Lopez de Heredia Winery Spain 2006 and the Maggies Centre Fife Scotland 2006 She has also completed furniture and interiors: Bitar London 1985; Monsoon Restaurant Sapporo 1990; Z-Play 2002 and Z-Scape 2000 furniture manufactured by Sawaya and Moroni; and the Tea and Coffee Towers for Alessi 2003 the Aqua Table 2005 for Established Sons and the Vortexx Chandelier 2005 for Sawaya Moroni In 2006 Zaha Hadid has created the Crevasse Vase for Alessi the Mallow Bench for ROVE the Swarm Chandelier for Established Sons and the Seamless Collection for Philips de Pury Her temporary structures include: Folly in Osaka 1990; Music Video Pavilion in Groningen Netherlands 1990; a Pavilion for Blueprint Magazine at Interbuild Birmingham 1995; the installation Meshworks at the Villa Medici Rome Italy 2000 the summer pavilion for the Serpentine Gallery London UK 2000; and the R Lopez de Heredia Vina Tondonia Pavilion Barcelona Spain 2001; and a snow and ice installation at the Snow Show Lapland 2004 Zaha Hadid has also worked on a number of stage sets: Pet Shop Boys World Tour 19992000; Metapolis for Charleroi Dance production company Belgium 2000; and Beat Furrers opera Desire commissioned by the Steirischer Herbst Graz 2003 Publications Hadids work is widely published in periodicals and monographs which include Zaha Hadid: Planetary Architecture Two no11 1983; Zaha Hadid AA files no5 1986; Zaha Hadid 1983-1991 El Croquis no52 1991 Madrid; Zaha Hadid 1992-1995 El Croquis no 73 1995 Madrid; Zaha Hadid 1996- 2001 El Croquis no103 2001 Madrid; Zaha Hadid: The Complete Buildings and Projects Thames Hudson 1998; Zaha Hadid -LF One Birkhuser 1999; Architecture of Zaha Hadid in photographs by Helene Binet Lars Muller Publishers 2000; Zaha Hadid Opere e Progetti Italy 2002; Zaha Hadid Architektur MAK Vienna 2003; GA Document nos 65 and 66 Japan 200 Zaha Hadid Space for Art Lars Muller Publishers 2004; Zaha Hadid 1983- 2004 El Croquis 2004 Madrid; Digital Hadid Birkhauser 2004; Car Park and Terminus Strasbourg Lars Muller Publishers 2004; Zaha Hadid Complete Works Thames and Hudson 2004 BMW Central Building Princeton Architectural Press 2006 Exhibitions Hadids paintings and drawings have always been an important testing field and a medium for the exploration of her design Major exhibitions include a retrospective at the Architectural Association London 1983 the Guggenheim Museum New York 1978 the GA Gallery Tokyo 1985 Deconstructivist Architecture at MoMA New York 1988 the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University 1995 Grand Central Station New York 1995 the San Francisco MoMA 199798 The Venice Architecture Biennale 2000 Zaha Hadid Lounge at the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg 2001 The Venice Architecture Biennale 2002 Zaha Hadid MAXXI in Rome 2002 Zaha Hadid Laboratory in Yale 2002 -the National Building Museum Washington 2002 - Price Tower Arts Centre Gallery 2002 -and the Artists Space in New York 2003 Zaha Hadid Architecture MAK Exhibition Hall in Vienna 2003 The Venice Architecture Biennale 2004 Zaha Hadids paintings at the Somerset House in London 2004 the Deutsche Bank Collection at the Deutsche Guggenheim Berlin 2005 Silver Paintings at the ROVE Gallery London 2005 Zaha Hadid Guggenheim New York 2006 and The Singapore Art Museum Singapore 2006 Hadids work also forms part of the permanent collections of various institutions such as MoMA New York MoMA San Francisco and the Deutsches Architektur Museum Frankfurt Germany Exhibition designs are :The Great Utopia Guggenheim Museum New York 1992; WishMachine at the Vienna Kunsthalle 1996; Addressing the Century at the Hayward Gallery London 1998; Paper Art at the Leopold-Hoesch Museum Dren 1996; Jewellery Exhibition Zurich 2000; Borderline Exhibition Palais des Beaux Arts Brussels 2000 and in the Salieri Suille Tracce di Mozart and the Palazzo Reale Milan for the Da Ponte Institute 2005; 25 Years of Deutsche Bank Art at the Deutsche Guggenheim Berlin 2005; Elastika for Design 05 Art Basel Miami 2005; Tokyo Blossoms at The Haro Museum Installation Tokyo 2006; The Wallpaper Magazine 10th Anniversary Exhibition Milan 2006 Awards 59 Eaton Place London -Gold Medal Architectural Design British Architecture 1982 Honourable Member of the Bund Deutsches Architekten 1998 Honourable Member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters 2000 Honorary Fellowship of the American Institute of Architects 2000 Mind Zone Millennium Dome London - RIBA Awards 2000 Car Park and Terminus Hoenheim North Strasbourg - Equerre dArgent special mention 2001 Car Park and Terminus Hoenheim North Strasbourg - AIA UK Chapter Award 2002 One-north Master Plan Singapore - AIA UK Chapter Honourable Mention 2002 Car Park and Terminus Hoenheim North Strasbourg - Red Dot Award 2002 Bergisel Ski-Jump Innsbruck - Austrian State Architecture Prize 2002 Bergisel Ski-Jump Innsbruck -Tyrolean Architecture Award 2002 Commander of the British Empire CBE 2002 Car Park and Terminus Hoenheim North Strasbourg -Mies van der Rohe Award 2003 Architect of the year 2004 Blueprint Award Rosenthal Centre for Contemporary Art Cincinnati - RIBA Worldwide Award 2004 Zaha Hadid Laureate of the Pritzker Architecture Prize 2004 London Architect of the year London Architectural Biennale 2004 Honorary Fellow of Columbia University New York City 2005 Member of the Royal Academy of Arts London 2005 RIBA Medal European Commercial Building of the Year BMW Central Building 2005 Deutsche Architektur Prize Building of the Year BMW Central Building 2005 Finalist for the RIBA Stirling Prize BMW Central Building 2005 Gold Medal for Design International Olympic Committee Bergisel Ski Jump 2005 Austrian Decoration of Science and Art Commissions of Science and Art Austria 2005 Designer of the Year Design 05 Art Basel Miami 2005 AIA UK Chapter Award Phaeno Science Center 2006 Honorary Doctorate Yale University USA 2006 RIBA Medal European Cultural Building of the Year Phaeno Science Centre 2006 Honorary Doctorate American University of Beirut 2006 Finalist for the RIBA Stirling Prize Phaeno Science Center 2006 RIBA Jenks Award 2006 Curriculum Vitae 1977 Graduated from the Architectural Association School of Architecture London winning the prestigious AA Diploma Prize and joined Office of Metropolitan Architecture OMA 1980 Started her own practice 1982 Awarded the Gold Medal Architectural Design British Architecture for 59 Eaton Place LondonWon The Peak Club Competition Hong Kong - First Prize 1992 Russian Avant-garde Exhibition Design Guggenheim Museum New York USA 1993 Completion of Vitra Fire Station Weil am Rhein GermanyCardiff Bay Opera House Cardiff Wales - First PrizeThames Water Habitable Bridge Competition London Joint First Prize 1998 Completion of Landesgartenschau Weil am Rhein GermanyAwarded Honorable Member of the Bund Deutsches Architekten 1999 Completion of The Mind Zone Millennium Dome LondonCentre for Contemporary Arts Rome Italy - First prizePhaeno Science Centre Wolfsburg Wolfsburg Germany - First prize 2000 Temporary Structure for the Serpentine Gallery LondonVilla Medici Installation Rome ItalyICA Exhibition Institute of Contemporary Arts LondonAwarded Honorable Member of the American Academy of Arts and LettersHonorary Fellowship of the American Institute of ArchitectsRIBA Awards 2000 for Mind Zone Millennium Dome 2001 Completion of the Hoenheim-Nord Terminus Strasbourg 2002 Honheim-Nord Terminus Strasbourg - Awarded Equerre dArgentAwarded Commander of the British Empire CBE 2003 Completion of the Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art Cincinnati USATerminus Honheim-Nord Strasbourg - Mies van der Rohe AwardZaha Hadid Architecture at the MAK Exhibition Hall Vienna 2004 Laureate of the Pritzker Architecture PrizeRIBA Worldwide Award Metamorph ExhibitionArchitectural Biennale Venice ItalyZaha Hadid Exhibition Istanbul Turkey 2005 Completed projects: The BMW Central Building Leipzig Germany May 13The Hotel Puerta America Interior Madrid Spain July 23The Ordrupgaard Museum Extension Copenhagen Denmark August 29The Phaeno Science Center Wolfsburg Germany November 24 2005 Exhibitions: Deutsche Guggenheim 25 Years of Art by Deutsche Bank Exhibition Design Berlin Germany April 2005Elastika installation for Art Basel Miami DecemberZaha Hadid: Silver Paintings at the ROVE Gallery London Oct Awards: Honorary Fellow of Columbia University New YorkMember of the Royal Academy of Arts LondonAwarded the Deutsche Architecture Prize Building of the Year for the BMW Central BuildingBMW Central Building finalist for the RIBA Stirling PrizeUK Gold Medal for Design International Olympic Committee Bergisel Ski Jump 2005Austrian Decoration for Science and Art ViennaDesigner of the Year Design 05 Miami 2006 Competitions Awarded: Business Bay Towers Dubai JuneUniversity of Seville Library Spain FebruaryIFI: The American University of Beirut Lebanon FebruaryKartal-Pendik Masterplan Istanbul Turkey MarchEdifci Campus Barcelona Spain AprilEON Energy Research Department - RWTH Aachen Germany SeptemberRepublic Square Almaty Kazakhstan NovemberNuragic and Contemporary Art Museum Cagliari Italy November Awards: Honorary Doctorate Yale University USA MayHonorary Doctorate American University of Beirut JulyRIBA Medal European Cultural Building of the Year Phaeno Science Center JuneRIBA Jencks Award OctoberLeaf Awards 2006 - Leading European Architects Forum Award for Best Structural Design Phaeno Science Center OctoberFinalist for the RIBA Stirling Prize Phaeno Science Center Exhibitions: Haro Museum 25 Years of the Deutsche Bank Collection Tokyo JapanThe Wallpaper Global Edit Salone Milan ItalyZaha Hadid Guggenheim Museum New York USAAll the Best Singapore Art Museum Singapore Project List Built Vitra Fire Station - Weil am Rhein - Germany - 1993 LFOne Landesgartenschau - Weil am Rhein - Germany - 1999 Mind Zone Millennium Dome - London - UK - 1999 Hoenheim Nord Terminus - Strasbourg - France - 2001 Bergisel Ski Jump - Innsbruck - Austria - 2002 Rosenthal Centre for Contemporary Art - Cincinnati - USA - 2003 BMW Central Building - Leipzig - Germany - 2005 Phaeno Science Center - Wolfsburg - Germany - 2005 Hotel Puerta America - Madrid - Spain - 2005 Spittelau Viaducts Housing - Vienna - Austria - 2005 Ordrupgaard Museum Extention - Copenhagen - Denmark - 2005 BMW Showroom - Leipzig - Germany - 2006 Maggies Cancer Care Centre - Kirkcaldy - UK - 2006 R Lopez de Heredia Winery - Haro - Spain - 2006 Under Construction Innsbrucker Nordkettenbahn Stations - Innsbruck - Austria - 2007 Salerno Maritime Terminal - Salerno - Italy - 2008 Pierre Vives Building - Montpellier - France - 2008 Main Gateway Bridge - Abu Dhabi - UAE - 2008 MAXXI: Centre of Contemporary Arts - Rome - Italy - 2008 The Architecture Foundation - London - UK - 2008 IFI: The American University of Beirut - Beirut - Lebanon - 2008 University of Seville Library - Seville - Spain - 2008 Guangzhou Opera House - Guangzhou - China - 2008 Zaragoza Bridge Pavilion - Zaragoza - Spain - 2008 Riverside Museum of Transport - Glasgow - Scotland - 2008 CMA CGM Headquarters - Marseilles - France - 2008 Napoli-Afragola High-Speed Train Station - Naples - Italy - 2008 Neues Stadt CasinoConcert Hall - Basel - Switzerland - 2009 Olympic Aquatic Centre - London - UK - 2011 Milano Fiera Masterplan Tower - Milan - Italy - 2014 One-North Masterplan - Singapore - Singapore - 2021 H27 Housing - Florence - Italy - tbc Kartal Pendik Masterplan - Istanbul - Turkey - tbc Price Tower Arts Centre - Bartlesville - USA - tbc Zorrozaurre Masterplan - Bilbao - Spain - tbc New Eusko Tren Headquarters - Durango - Spain - tbc 33 - 34 Hoxton Square London UK - tbc Moscow River Residential Tower - Moscow - Russia - tbc Boulevard Der Stars - Berlin - Germany - tbc Olabeaga Masterplan - Bilbao - Spain - tbc Eleftheria Square - Nicossia - Cyprus - tbc Nanjing Memorial Wall - Nanjing - China - tbc Edifici Campus Spiralling Tower - Barcelona - Spain - tbc Business Bay Towers - Dubai - UAE - tbc Dubai Opera House - Dubai - UAE - tbc Eon Energy Research Centre - Aachen - Germany - tbc Republic Square - Almaty - Kazakhstan - tbc Nuragic and Contemporary Art Museum - Cagliari - Italy - tbc Major Exhibitions The Great Utopia Guggenheim - New York - USA - 1992 Ice Storm MAK - Vienna - Austria - 2003 Latent Utopias Graz Festival - Graz - Vienna - 2003 Snow Show - Lapland - Finland - 2004 25 Years of Art Deutsche Guggenheim - Berlin - Germany - 2005 Salieri Sulle Tracce di Mozart - Milan - Italy - 2005 Elastika for Design 05 Art Basel Miami - Miami - USA - 2005 Tokyo Blossoms Hara Museum - Tokyo - Japan - 2006 Zaha Hadid Guggenheim Museum - New York - USA - 2006 25 Years of Art Singapore Art Museum - Singapore - Singapore - 2006 From Zaha Hadid - Biography Curriculum Vitae Project List - November 06 provided by Zaha Hadid Architects - Copyright Zaha Hadid Architects