Zaha M. Hadid, a world famous architect icon was born on 31st of October 1950 in Baghdad,Iraq. She moved to London in 1972 to pursue higher studies in architecture after completing her studies in mathematics form American University in Beirut. She has her own firm in London and has designed and built many famous buildings..
Remembering her memories from her fabulous childhood, Zaha said that Math was a part of her daily activity. Along with Math, she also use to listen to the music, read books and draw photos. Her parents were the one who taught her discovering new things and told her that science and creativity go hand in hand. She also remembers that how her career choice has become a topic of discussion in her family.
Looking at the photos of the great mosque of Cordoba, she thinks that it was the most stunning space and has left a wonderful impression on her. The work which she has done on a leisure club known as “The Peak Project” is the one which gives a lot of satisfaction to her. Though she believed that every project which she has done gives her satisfaction in a different way and all the projects were very exciting.
A liberal and cosmopolitan atmosphere in her education, as well as great contact with all kind of cultural inspirations, has influenced her a lot. As an architect, she acknowledges her love and affection for Russian architectural philosophy and art movement, since the time she was a student.