Most loved, most feared for her originality, and transformational ideas, the late Zaha passed on, of heart failure, at the age of sixty-five on 31st March.
Four years ago, the Iraqi born architect was granted Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire and was the first woman ever, to have been awarded the RIBA Gold Medal.
Her expressions were perceived as bold yet fluid, evoking the flux of contemporary living, amidst the chaos.
We present two of her celebrated works herein, to pay our respect to such a fabulously audacious lady, one who has given wings of encouragement to all who have crossed her path, to conceive, and build more radical ideas, in the art, of living through architecture.
The Danjiang Bridge, at the Tamsui river was destined to be a conspicuous landmark. Taking into consideration its sunset landscape, cultural assets, environmental protection and the promotion of tourism, the appealing design complements Tamsui’s celebrated sunset.