Zaha Hadid

The British architect of Iraqi origin was born in Baghdad in 1950 and is one of the most renowned planners of our time.

At the age of 22, she moved to London, where she studied at the renowned Architectural Association School of Architecture.
Ten years later, she founded her own architectural practice there. In 2004, she became the first woman to receive the most prestigious honor in architecture, the Pritzker Prize.

Zaha Hadid was a designer known for her modern building forms. Her designs are visions that point to the future. In 2016, the star architect died unexpectedly following a heart attack.


The unique architecture of the Hungerburgbahn has already won several awards:

  • 2007 Travel & Leisure Award, USA
  • 2008 RIBA European Award, UK
  • 2008 Architecture and Tyrol, Austria
  • 2008 Nomination for the RIBA Sterling Prize