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Zaha Hadid

Remembering Zaha Hadid – First Woman to win the RIBA Royal Gold Medal

April 4, 2016

Zaha Hadid was the definitive ‘First Woman’. Innovative, pioneering, courageous, she pushed the boundaries of the creative and survived – even thrived – in a tough, strenuously competitive environment as first woman to receive the Pritzker Prize for Architecture and just this year the first woman to win the RIBA Royal Gold Medal. From the beginning I wanted to celebrate Zaha by including her portrait within the First Women Project and had chased her for five years! Zaha read more