Dame Zaha Hadid awarded the Riba Gold Medal for architecture
24 September 2015
From the section Entertainment & Arts
Dame Zaha Hadid designed an extension of the Serpentine Sackler Gallery in London in 2013
Dame Zaha Hadid has been awarded Riba’s royal gold medal for architecture, making her the first woman to be awarded the honour in her own right.
The renowned Iraqi-born, London-based architect designed the Aquatics Centre for the 2012 London Olympics.
She has designed buildings in cities from Guangzhou in China to Glasgow.
The medal is given in recognition of a lifetime’s work by the Royal Institute of British Architects (Riba) and is personally approved by …read more
Source:: BBC Entertainment