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RIBA tribute Dame Zaha Hadid

RIBA has paid tribite to world renowned architect Dame Zaha Hadid, who has recently died aged 65 in the early hours of Thursday morning (31st March 2016) while in a Miami hospital after contracting bronchitis earlier in the week and then suffering a sudden heart attack. Zaha was born in Baghdad in 1950 and started her career at 22 by studying at the London Architectural Association. Just 7 years later she joined her former professors in Rotterdam becoming a partner…

New Global Architecture Award: The RIBA International Prize

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) announces a major new prize to discover the world’s best new buildings and to celebrate the value of architecture to communities worldwide. The RIBA International Prize will be awarded to the most significant and inspirational building of the year. The winning building will demonstrate visionary, innovative thinking and excellence of execution, whilst making a distinct contribution to its users and to its physical context. Setting a new global standard for architectural achievement, the…