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Zaha Hadid: Complete Works

Zaha Hadid: Complete Works


HADID. Giusti, Gordana Fontana

ed. Cl. New York, 2004

SKU  63870

Having trained and lectured at London's prestigious Architectural Association and worked with Rem Koolhaas in his Office for Metropolitan Architecture, Zaha Hadid opened her own practice in 1987, and since then she has gained worldwide recognition for her bold and original vision. Long admired for her dazzling "paper architecture," in recent years Hadid has won much critical and popular acclaim with her built work, and this volume features such celebrated high-profile projects as the Vitra Fire Station in Weil am Rhein, Germany, the Mind Zone at the Millennium Dome outside of London, and the legendary Monsoon Bar in Tokyo. With the completion in 2003 of the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati, Hadid achieved the distinction of being the only woman to have ever designed a major American museum. This comprehensive monograph offers a complete overview of Hadid's work-from her designs, drawings, and paintings to her sketches, plans, and models.Near fine, each volume with a strong, square text block, solid hinges, perfectly straight corners with no rubbing, the interiors are clean and bright, the text blocks are tight as though the books have never been read, and they are entirely free of prior owner markings;, some small cracks at the seams of the slipcase, a small chip in the plastic. else fine.

576 pp., 4 vols, slipcased, 700 color and B&W illus.