Zaha Hadid is one of the most innovative and celebrated architects working today. Born in Iraq, raised in London, and recipient of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, Hadid has transformed our experience of space and architecture.This comprehensive, updated monograph of more than two hundred projects--from Hadid's earliest experimentations and product design to follies and large-scale built works, including the recently completed London 2012 Aquatics Centre and Guangzhou Opera House in China.
Half the Sky was created in order to enrich the lives of orphaned children in China. We provide model programs and caregiver training designed to offer loving, family-like care to children of all ages and abilities. It is our goal to ensure that every orphaned child has a caring adult in her life and a chance at a bright future. www.halfthesky.org/en