Zaha Hadid

Country: Born in Baghdad, Iraq; firm headquartered in London. Year won: 2004 (first female to win). Known for: Fluid forms and asymmetrical curves, as seen in the Vitra Fire Station (1993), the London Aquatic Centre (2011), and Miami’s One Thousand Museum (2018). On the rise: The Opus, a multi-use development within Dubai’s Burj Khalifa district, […]