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  • Iraqi-British Architect Zaha Hadid Dies Suddenly at 65

  • Her projects also include the MAXXI museum in Rome, the Heydar Aliyev Centre in Baku, and a condominium along Manhattan's High Line park

Iraqi-born architect Zaha Hadid poses inside Maxxi museum of contemporary art and architecture in Rome, in this file photohraph dated November 13, 2009. Internationally renowned Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid, whose designs included the London Aquatics Centre used in the 2012 summer Olympics, has died aged 65, her company said on March 31, 2016. REUTERS/Max Rossi/files, photo: Reuters/Max Rossi/File

31 of March 2016 10:07:39

LONDON — Internationally renowned Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid, whose designs included the London Aquatics Center used in the 2012 summer Olympics, has died aged 65, her company said on Thursday.[caption id="attachment_10162" align="alignright" width="208"]Architect Zaha Hadid poses for photographs with her Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) medal, after it was awarded to her by Britain's Princess Anne during an Investiture Ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London, in this file photograph dated November 7, 2012. Photo: Reuters/John Stillwell/file Architect Zaha Hadid poses for photographs with her Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) medal, after it was awarded to her by Britain's Princess Anne during an Investiture Ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London, in this file photograph dated November 7, 2012. Photo: Reuters/John Stillwell/file[/caption]"It is with great sadness that Zaha Hadid Architects have confirmed that Dame Zaha Hadid died suddenly in Miami in the early hours of this morning," the company said in a statement."She had contracted bronchitis earlier this week and suffered a sudden heart attack while being treated in hospital."Her projects also include the MAXXI museum in Rome, the Heydar Aliyev Centre in Baku, and a condominium along Manhattan's High Line park."So sad to hear of death of Zaha Hadid, she was an inspiration and her legacy lives on in wonderful buildings in Stratford & around the world," London Mayor Boris Johnson wrote on Twitter.



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