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Iraqi Architect Wins Coveted Prize

MAXXI, the National Museum of XXI Century Arts in Rome by Zaha Hadid Architects has won the coveted £20,000 RIBA Stirling Prize 2010, in association with The Architects Journal and Benchmark. The presentation of the UK's premier architectural award took place at a special awards ceremony this evening (Saturday 2 October) at The Roundhouse in […]

Zaha Hadid to Design Baghdad's New Central Bank

Baghdad-born architect Zaha Hadid has been appointed to design a new headquarters for the Iraqi central bank in Baghdad, two months after an attack on the building left at least 15 people dead. Bloomberg reports that Hadid, aged 59, was approached by the Iraqi authorities earlier this year, before the attack, and initial talks about […]