Zaragoza Bridge Pavilion
This Bridge that spans the River Ebro was constructed for the Expo 2008 and attracted millions of people to Zaragoza, Spain. Another futuristic design that demonstrated Hadid’s innovative flair, the bridge pavilion is much more than just a pedestrian walkway as it was used as an interactive exhibition space exploring Water and Sustainable Development.
MAXXI: Italian Museum of 21st Century Arts
Taking 10 years to complete and far from conventional, the magnificent design was a result of an international design competition that won Zaha the Royal Institute of British Architect’s (RIBA) 2010 Stirling Prize for architecture.
Heydar Aliyev Cultural Centre
Winner of the London Design Museum Award 2014, the centre that is both curvaceous and fluid in design is located in Baku, Azerbaijan. A move away from rigid architectural designs, Heydar Aliyev cultural centre is a reflection of the future playing an important role in the redevelopment of Baku.
Guangzhou Opera House
Known as ‘Double Pebble’, the radical building sits perfectly within its riverside location on the bank of the Pearl River. The design advanced from a natural landscape concept and has been inspired by the way river valleys are transformed by erosion.
Dongdaemun Design Plaza
Comprising of 45,000 aluminium panels, DDP echoes innovative design trends represented through neo-futurism. Centrally located in Seoul, South Korea, the plaza is a landmark created to act as a cultural hub for technology, design and art.
Learn more about the work by Zaha Hadid here.