This NYT piece on Zaha Hadid could have done with a bit more research on the years she spent as a purely "theoretical" architect, and the sometimes controverisial work she finally built in recent years, but it's nice to see Zaha Hadid getting this praise. I remember not living far from her in London in the 1990s, how she despaired of ever actually building anything, and how she was probably the world's most famous Iraqi after Saddam.
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