was a revolutionary architect. For years, she was widely acclaimed and won numerous prizes despite building practically nothing. Some even said her work was simply impossible to build
. Yet, during the latter years of her life, Hadid’s daring visions became a reality, bringing a new and unique architectural language
to cities and structures such as the Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art
in Cincinnati, the Glasgow Riverside Museum
, and the Eli & Edythe Broad Art Museum
The first female architect to win both the Pritzker Prize for architecture and the prestigious RIBA Royal Gold Medal
, Hadid’s sweeping fluid forms defied categorization. By her untimely death in 2016, she was firmly established among architecture’s finest elite
with projects from China and the Middle East to the United States and Russia.
This massive TASCHEN monograph covers Hadid’s complete works
, right through to the Serpentine Sackler Gallery in London. With abundant photographs
, in-depth sketches
, and Hadid’s own drawings
, the volume traces the evolution of her career, spanning not only her most pioneering buildings
but also the furniture
and interior designs
that were integrated into her unique, and distinctly 21st-century, universe.