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Hadid Proposal: REJECTED

[images via The Architect’s Journal] Zaha Hadid has proposed a very Zaha Hadid extension to the Middle East Centre at St Antony’s College in Oxford. Alas, it is not too be. Designed around a delightfully academic and relatively simple program of reading room, library, storage, and lecture hall, the proposed addition, known as The Softbridge […]

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Hadid "Backs the Bid"

Just after winning the commission for the London Architecture Foundation building, Architectural Record reports that Zaha Hadid has been chosen to design the Aquatic Center for London’s 2012 Olympic Bid. The 20,000 seat venue, located in the Stratford area of East London will be built regardless of London’s success in winning the Olympics. The buildings […]