Today marks 5 years since the passing of world renowned British Iraqi Architect Zaha Hadid.

Here is a thread of some of her greatest works from around the world.

Heydar Aliyev Centre

📍 Baku, Azerbajan
Riverside museum

📍Glasgow, Scotland
King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Centre

📍Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Port Authority building

📍Antwerp, Belgium
Dongdaemun Design Plaza

📍Seoul, South Korea
Beijing Daxing International Airport

Vienna University of Economics and Business

📍Vienna, Austria
Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum

📍Michigan, USA
Guangzhou Opera House

📍Guangzhou, China
One Thousand Museum

📍Miami, Florida
Al Janoub Stadium

📍 Al Wakrah, Qatar
London Aquatic Centre

📍 London, UK
Leeza SOHO

📍Beijing, China
Changsha Meixihu International Culture & Arts Centre

📍Changsha, China
ME Dubai hotel, the Opus

📍Dubai, UAE
Central bank of Iraq

📍Baghdad, Iraq

(Still under construction)
“I don't think that architecture is only about shelter (...) It should be able to excite you, to calm you, to make you think.”

- Zaha Hadid


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The Martyr’s Memorial 🇮🇶

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The Martyr's Memorial, is a monument designed by Iraqi sculptor, Ismail Fatah Al Turk and is found in Baghdad, Iraq. It is dedicated to the Iraqi soldiers who died in the Iran–Iraq War.
However, now it is generally considered by Iraqis to be a commemoration of all of Iraq's martyrs not just of the Iran–Iraq War.

Contruction started in 1981 and its official opening was in 1983.
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