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Architect Zaha Hadid Wins Design Of The Year 2014

The 2014 Design of the year has been announced from an eclectic group of 76 nominees The group featured designers, architects, fashion designers, artists and animators and presented a fantastically creative competition. 310 more words

Aquatics Centre Londons Olympic Park

SERPTENTINE // 14th July 2014

Every year, London’s Serpentine gallery commissions an architect to design a temporary structure on its front lawn of the Kensington Gardens.

This year in 2014, Chilean architect Smiljan Radić has been chosen to create a temporary installation at the gallery’s grounds for one summer, following in the footsteps of internationally renowned architects such as Frank Gehry, Zaha Hadid, Jean Nouvel, Sou Fujimoto, Herzog & de Meuron and Ai Weiwei. 126 more words


Zaha Hadid

Zaha Hadid’s extreme shapes have influenced the Zuhair Murad Couture Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 Show.

Some Zaha Hadid’s collaborations : Chanel (in 2008, Zaha Hadid designed the Chanel Mobile Art Pod), Donna Karan (Zaha Hadid created the bottle of Donna Karan’s fragrance, « Woman », launched in 2012), Fendi (Zaha Hadid reinterpreted the « Peekaboo » bag, to benefit the charity Kids Company, as part of the « Peekaboo project », launched in April 2014), Lacoste (Zaha Hadid designed shoes for Lacoste, launched in March 2009, which digitally reinterpreted Lacoste’s logo), Louis Vuitton (in 2006, Zaha Hadid redesigned the « Bucket » bag for Louis Vuitton’s exhibition, « Icons », at Louis Vuitton’s Espace Culturel, in Paris, from September 15 to November 22, 2006), melissa® (Zaha Hadid designed the melissa® + Zaha Hadid jelly shoes, launched in September 2008), Swarovski (for Spring/Summer 2010, Zaha Hadid teamed up with Atelier Swarovski to create a cuff, a necklace, a pendant and a ring), United Nude™ (Zaha Hadid designed the haute couture « NOVA » shoe for United Nude™, launched in July 2013, in collaboration with Rem D Koolhaas). 51 more words


Lee Valley Velopark & London Aquatics Centre drawings

Drawing in the late afternoon with an indeterminate light, leading to a pale city-coloured sky. In the making, the drawings seemed to become more and more similar, so that I have to look twice at them to see which is Hopkins Architects Lee Valley Velodrome and which Zaha Hadid’s London Aquatics Centre. 133 more words

50+ Architectural Reasons to Visit Every Province in Spain (2/2)

Once you visit Spain, you’ll only want to return. Again and again.

Let me ask you: Are you aware of all the amazing architecture of this country? 4,226 more words


Design of the Year by Zaha Hadid

Sovereign of all that swoops and flows Zaha Hadid has had her Heydar Aliyev Center selected by London’s Design Museum as its Design of the Year, making her the first woman to receive the award in its seven-year history, and the competition jury has fallen all over itself to praise the structure in the most overwrought ways possible. 122 more words

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