Zaha Hadid

This week, world-famous architects paid tribute to Zaha Hadid in an exclusive Dezeen movie

This week on Dezeen: leading architects including Norman Foster, Bjarke Ingels, Richard Rogers and Daniel Libeskind paid tribute to the late Zaha Hadid this week in an exclusive Dezeen movie.

Architecture stars in video tribute to "very special" Zaha Hadid


Filmed in collaboration with Architizer, the movie features a dazzling array of architects and leading international figures from the arts and media – many of whom were close friends with Zaha Hadid.

1989 Hafenstrasse Hamburg at the Zaha Hadid retrospective during the Venice Biennale 2016
Zaha Hadid retrospective announced for Venice Architecture Biennale

A retrospective of work by the Iraq-born architect featuring early paintings, models and photos of past and future projects was also announced for this year's Venice Biennale, while new images showing her One Thousand Museum skyscraper in Miami were released.

Miami Parking lot design by Zaha Hadid Architects in Florida, USA
Miami Beach should lobby to resurrect Zaha Hadid's parking garage, says Craig Robins

Pressure mounted on city officials this week after property developer Craig Robins urged people to push for the construction of a recently rejected car park design by Hadid.

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Viñoly admits "screw-ups" with 432 Park Avenue tower in New York

Elsewhere, Rafael Viñoly hit the headlines after he spoke out about problems with his 432 Park Avenue skyscraper in New York. The architect later sent Dezeen a public letter apologising for his candid comments.

Brooklyn skyline, photographed by Thomas Hawk
Brooklyn sees boom in architecture and design jobs

Brooklyn was revealed as a hot destination for architects and designers as new figures showed that creative employment in the borough had almost doubled in four years, and we previewed the top exhibitions at this year's New York design week.

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Lisson Gallery opens a new location under New York's High Line

Lisson Gallery opened its first US outpost underneath the city's popular High Line – an elevated park on Manhattan's west side – and O'Neill Rose Architects completed a house in New York State large enough to host three generations of one family.

Architecture news: Oceanwide Center by Foster + Partners and Heller Manus in San Francisco, USA
Foster + Partners gets go ahead for crystalline skyscrapers in San Francisco

Foster + Partners got the green light for a pair of skyscrapers in San Francisco and one of the world's biggest elevator manufacturer's revealed its plans to build a huge tower dedicated to testing lifts.

Steven Holl arts centre in Pennsylvania

Steven Holl Architects unveiled its design for a new arts centre at the historic Pennsylvania college and the 19 projects competing to win $1 million in the 2016 Aga Khan Award for Architecture, including Iran's largest pedestrian bridge, were announced.

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Philippe Prost's elliptical World War 1 memorial was among the 30 buildings on the RIBA International Prize longlist

The Royal Institute of British Architects released a report damning substandard UK schools while David Chipperfield, Bjarke Ingels, Vo Trong Nghia and the late Zaha Hadid were among the architects whose buildings are included on the 30-strong longlist for the first RIBA International Prize.

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Carbon fibre and robots could create a "fourth industrial revolution" says expert

We reported on how carbon fibre and robots could radically transform architecture and published an exclusive movie on a cyclist who will compete in the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games with a fully 3D-printed prosthetic leg.

Hyperloop One project undergoes air propulsion test in the Nevada desert
Hyperloop could completely transform how cities are planned says Bjarke Ingels

Bjarke Ingels' firm was announced as one of the architectural partners that will help build infrastructure for the Hyperloop high-speed transportation system, and a co-working company proposed transforming the UK's iconic red public phone booths into micro offices for workers on the move.

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Nissan reveals its answer to Tesla's Powerwall battery system for the home

Popular projects this week included auto brand Nissan's answer to Tesla's Powerwall battery system for the home, the reopening of Louis Kahn's 1970s Yale Center for British Art following a "meticulous" restoration, and a Tehran house made up of three irregularly stacked boxes.

Three views/A house by New Wave Architecture
Iranian house by New Wave Architecture is made up of three irregularly stacked boxes

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