All About Architect Zaha Hadid


In issue eight, we share the story of Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid. Zaha is known as a revolutionary in the architecture and design world. Her inventive designs seem to defy gravity—just take a look at the mesmerizing Heydar Aliyev Center, for starters! You can see Zaha’s work throughout the globe, from Germany to Japan.

Among her many awards, Zaha became the first woman ever to receive the prestigious Pritzker Architecture Prize. She also won the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Stirling Prize twice in a row, an award that honors the best-designed building in the UK. Zaha was also featured on TIME magazine’s “Time 100” list, celebrating the most influential people in the world.

Inspired by Zaha’s imagination, creativity, confidence, and artistic know-how, this issue is all about innovation and fun. We can’t wait for you and your kids to learn more about Zaha!