Dezeen Wire: architect Zaha Hadid has denied her design for the London 2012 Aquatics Centre is to blame for the 600 tickets sold to Olympic spectators unaware they'll have a restricted view of the top diving events. More »
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Dezeen Wire: The Telegraph interviews architect Dame Zaha Hadid on her career and her design for the Aquatics Centre for the London 2012 Olympic Games, with Hadid revealing that she hasn't been invited to the games: "“Not me, not a single member of my team has been invited to a single event in the pool or anything” - The Telegraph
Related: Zaha Hadid becomes a dame
Dezeen Wire: architect Zaha Hadid said governments should not use austerity as an excuse for building cheap housing, hospitals and public buildings in an interview at the Cannes International Festival of Advertising this week - The Guardian
Hadid was made a dame for her services to architecture last week when the Queen’s 2012 Birthday Honours list was announced.
Dezeen Wire: architect Zaha Hadid has been awarded a DBE (Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the Queen's 2012 Birthday Honours list for services to architecture.
Jewellery designer Lara Bohinc has been awarded an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) for services to the fashion industry.
World Architecture Festival 2012: Zaha Hadid's MAXXI National Museum of the XXI Century Arts is the focus of our next movie about the World Architecture Festival, as programme director Paul Finch explains why the jury unanimously voted for it to win the festival’s World Building of the Year award in 2010. More »
Dezeen Wire: Zaha Hadid's MAXXI National Museum of XXI Century Arts in Rome could be closed after Italian culture and heritage minister Lorenzo Ornaghi began proceedings to have it placed under special administration – The Guardian
The museum has been severely hit by a 43% cut in government funding, with accounts for 2011 showing losses of €800,000 and losses over the next three years predicted at up to €11m.
Dezeen Wire: here is a roundup of the critics' reactions to Zaha Hadid Architects scooping the RIBA Stirling Prize for the second consecutive year with their design for a school in south London. More »
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