Quick Facts About Zaha Hadid
|Name||Dame Zaha Mohammad Hadid|
|Birth Name||Dame Zaha Mohammad Hadid|
|Celebrated Name||Zaha Hadid|
|Nick Name||Zaha Hadid|
|Date of Birth||October 31, 1950|
|Age||66 Years Old|
|Place Of Birth||Baghdad, Iraq|
|Hair Color||Brown - dark|
|Best Known For||Architect|
|High School||Architectural Association School of architecture|
|University||American University of Beirut|
The world’s highest paid Architect Zaha Hadid real named as Dame Zaha Mohammad Hadid is an Iraqi-British architect with a net worth of $215 million dollars. For her appreciation, she has received the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2004, the first woman to do so, and the Stirling Prize in 2010 and 2011. characterised by the "powerful, curving forms of her elongated structures" with "multiple perspective points and fragmented geometry to evoke the chaos of modern life". She is currently professor at the University of Applied Arts Vienna in Austria. Her architectural design firm, Zaha Hadid Architects, employs more than 350 people, and is headquartered in a Victorian former school building in Clerkenwell, London.
Zaha Hadid was born on 31 October 1950 in Baghdad, Iraq. She read mathematics at the American University of Beirut before moving to study at the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London, where she met Rem Koolhaas, Elia Zenghelis, and Bernard Tschumi. She worked for her former professors, Koolhaas and Zenghelis, at the Office for Metropolitan Architecture, in Rotterdam, the Netherlands; she became a partner in 1977. Through her association with Koolhaas, she met Peter Rice, the engineer who gave her support and encouragement early on at a time when her work seemed difficult. In 1980, she established her own London-based practice. During the 1980s, she also taught at the gap Association. Dame Zaha Hadid has taught at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, where she was the Kenzo Tange Professorship and the Sullivan Chair at the University of Illinois at Chicago's School of Architecture. She also served as guest professor at the Hochschule für bildende Künste Hamburg (HFBK Hamburg), the Knowlton School of Architecture at Ohio State University, the Masters Studio at Columbia University, and the Eero Saarinen Visiting Professor of Architectural Design at the Yale School of Architecture. From the year 2000 on Dame Zaha Hadid is a guest professor at The University of Applied Arts – Vienna, in the Zaha Hadid Master Class Vertical-Studio.
Zaha was named an honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and an honorary fellow of the American Institute of Architects. She has been on the board of trustees of The Architecture Foundation. She is currently professor at the University of Applied Arts Vienna in Austria.