Entries by Nicolas

Kar-Hwa Ho on the future of retail

The latest instalment of the webinar series ‘Interior Architecture Reconsidered’ organised be the Society of British and International Interior Designers (SBID) that explores how the post-pandemic environment has forced us to reconsider our understanding of the traditional definitions of living, working and leisure will take place on Thursday the 14th October at 12pm (BST). Hosted by […]

ZHA ranks first in design competition to renovate Vilnius railway station

The evaluation commission of the international architectural competition to select the best concepts for the redevelopment of the Vilnius railway station complex and surrounding area awarded the highest ranking to the proposal by Zaha Hadid Architects. Zaha Hadid Architects’ ‘Green Connect’ proposal creates an integrated transportation hub for the 21st century with new civic spaces enveloped […]

Port House in Antwerp celebrates 5 years since opening

This week marks 5 years since the Port House in Antwerp first opened. Port House repurposes, renovates and extends a derelict fire station into a new headquarters building, connecting the city with the vital activities of its shipping port. With 12km of docks handling 26% of Europe’s container shipping, the Port of Antwerp is the […]

ME Dubai within Opus named Hotel Design of the Year

Home to the ME Dubai Hotel, the Opus has been named ‘Hotel Design of the Year’ at the 2021 INDEX Design Awards. Opus for Omniyat was designed as two separate towers that coalesce into a singular whole—taking the form of a cube. The cube has been ‘eroded’ in its centre, creating a free-form void that is […]

Melodie Leung guests Design Milk

Melodie Leung, Associate Director at Zaha Hadid Architects joined Design Milk’s DMTV Milkshake to talk about working with Zaha and on challenging the design process. Watch the video via link below. Melodie Leung at Design Milk’s DMTV Milkshake  Source: zaha hadid

Four projects by ZHA shortlisted for 2021 WAN Awards

Four projects by Zaha Hadid Architects are shortlisted for the 2021 WAN Awards; Leeza SOHO, Beijing in the ‘Commercial’ category; One Thousand Museum, Miami in the ‘Residential’ category; Al Janoub Stadium, Al-Wakrah in the ‘Leisure’ category; and The Henderson, Hong Kong in the ‘Future Project – Commercial’ category. The award is organised by World Architecture […]

Three ZHA projects shortlisted for The Plan Award 2021

Three projects by Zaha Hadid Architects are shortlisted for The Plan Awards 2021; Opus, Dubai in the ‘Mixed Use’ category; One Thousand Museum, Miami in the ‘Housing’ category & Niederhafen River Promenade, Hamburg in the ‘Public Space’ category. The Plan Awards were established to promote discourse and debate on global design and planning themes. Home […]

Sphereing: A Novel Framework for Real-time Collaboration and Co-presence in VR

Zaha Hadid Virtual Reality Group (ZHVR) has published a new research paper: ‘Sphereing: A Novel Framework for Real-time Collaboration and Co-presence in VR’. While ZHVR’s own research is aimed at the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) industry, this framework is envisioned for broader, persistent use in cybernetic commercial and public domains. Through their research into […]

Zaha Hadid Architects collaborates with PUBG MOBILE

Zaha Hadid Architects is partnering with PUGB Mobile in an upcoming collaboration that will enable players around the world to experience innovative architecture in the virtual world. PUBG MOBILE is based on PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS, the phenomenon that took the world of interactive entertainment by storm in 2017. Up to 100 players parachute onto a remote […]