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Zaha Hadid to Design Parliament Building

By John Lee. Zaha Hadid has reportedly been chosen to design the new £630-million Iraqi Parliament building in Baghdad. According to Architects Journal, Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) landed the project despite coming third in a design contest for the prestigious building, which was won by London-based Assemblage. It is understood that the company has been working […]

Confusion Over Design Contract for Iraqi Parliament

By John Lee. Peter Besley, director at London-based architecture practice Assemblage, has told Architects' Journal that despite winning the competition to design the £620-million Iraqi Parliament complex, there was still confusion as to who would actually be awarded the contract. The company feared losing the project to the firm run by Baghdad-born Zaha Hadid; a […]