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About Zaha Hadid Architects

Zaha Hadid Architects work at all scales and in all sectors. They create transofrmative cultural, corporate, residential and other spaces that work in synchronicity with their surroundings. Each of Zaha Hadid's, founding partner of Zaha Hadid Architects, dynamic and innovative projects builds on over thirty years of revolutionary experimentation and research in the interrelated fields of urbanism, architecture, and design.

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Zaha Hadid Architects at CTBUH

Regional Representatives Meet at 2018 Middle East Conference

Regional Representatives Meet at 2018 Middle East Conference

20 Oct 2018, Event Report – CTBUH Chapters, Regional Representatives, and Future Leaders Committees met during…

CTBUH UK Chapter Hosts: Geometry of Tall Buildings

CTBUH UK Chapter Hosts: Geometry of Tall Buildings

29 Jan 2018, Event Report – The CTBUH UK Chapter recently hosted a conversation between architects and…

CTBUH Israel’s Tel Aviv Regional Conference

CTBUH Israel’s Tel Aviv Regional Conference

13-15 Nov 2017, Event Report – The city of Tel Aviv was honored to host the CTBUH Tel Aviv Regional Conference…

Zaha Hadid Architects at CTBUH

Regional Representatives Meet at 2018 Middle East Conference
20 Oct 2018, Dubai – Event Report
CTBUH Chapters, Regional Representatives, and Future Leaders Committees met during the Middle East Conference for a discussion on the Council's regional growth and global initiatives.
CTBUH UK Chapter Hosts: Geometry of Tall Buildings
29 Jan 2018, London – Event Report
The CTBUH UK Chapter recently hosted a conversation between architects and engineers on the geometry of tall buildings and its impact on the design trends of the future.
CTBUH Israel’s Tel Aviv Regional Conference
13-15 Nov 2017, Tel Aviv – Event Report
The city of Tel Aviv was honored to host the CTBUH Tel Aviv Regional Conference in collaboration with the annual IACIE conference and CTBUH Israel.
6th Annual CTBUH International Student Design Competition
31 Oct 2017, Sydney – CTBUH Research
The winner and final rankings for the CTBUH International Student Design Competition, kindly sponsored by Woods Bagot, were determined at the 2017 CTBUH Conference in Australia.
CTBUH China Supports Vertical Urbanism Forum at Tongji University
17 Oct 2017, Shanghai – Event Report
The College of Architecture and Urban Planning (CAUP) at Tongji University and CTBUH China co-organized a one-day symposium on Sustainable Vertical Urbanism.
CTBUH Rope-Less, Non-Vertical Elevators Team Holds Second Meeting
23 Jun 2017, Rottweil – Event Report
The second meeting of the research team involved in “A Study on the Design Possibilities Enabled by Rope-Less, Non-Vertical Elevators” was held in Rottweil, Germany.
CTBUH UK & ZHA: Tall Towers as Catalysts for Social Interaction
8 May 2017, London – Event Report
Zaha Hadid Architects and CTBUH UK hosted an event in the ZHA gallery space, featuring presentations and a panel discussion on tall towers as catalysts for social intercation.
Miami Grows Up
16-20 Feb 2015, Miami – Tour Report
Daniel Safarik, CTBUH China Office Director & Journal Editor, visited Miami to engage with firms, welcome new members, and gain a understanding of a fast growing tall building market.

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Viviana R. Muscettola

Viviana R. Muscettola

CTBUH Chapter Board Member, 2018 – Present
London, United Kingdom

Christos Passas

Christos Passas

CTBUH Awards Façade Engineering Jury, 2019
London, United Kingdom

Patrik Schumacher

Patrik Schumacher

CTBUH Annual Conference, Keynote Speaker, 2006
London, United Kingdom

CTBUH Leaders at Zaha Hadid Architects

Viviana R. Muscettola

Viviana R. Muscettola

CTBUH Chapter Board Member, 2018 – Present
London, United Kingdom

Christos Passas

Christos Passas

CTBUH Awards Façade Engineering Jury, 2019
London, United Kingdom

Patrik Schumacher

Patrik Schumacher

CTBUH Annual Conference, Keynote Speaker, 2006
London, United Kingdom

Michele Pasca di Magliano

Michele Pasca di Magliano

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2017
London, United Kingdom

Gianluca Racana

Gianluca Racana

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2017
London, United Kingdom

Paolo Zilli

Paolo Zilli

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2018
London, United Kingdom

Eugene Leung

Eugene Leung

CTBUH China Awards Symposium, Speaker, 2016 – Present
Hong Kong, China

Satoshi Ohashi

Satoshi Ohashi

CTBUH China Awards Symposium, Speaker, 2016
Beijing, China

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CTBUH Resources Involving Zaha Hadid Architects

"Geometry of Tall Buildings" - a CTBUH United Kingdom Chapter Event

29 Jan 2018 – Other Videos
Patrik Schumacher, Zaha Hadid Architects; Anil Hira, BuroHappold Engineering; Kai-Uwe Bergman, Bjarke Ingels Group, [i]et al.[/i]

CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference - Melbourne Session 3A: Planning for Rapid Growth in a Multi-Modal City Q&A

3 Nov 2017 – CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference
Chair: Shaun Schroter, Architectus; Neil Stonell, Grimshaw Architects; Gianluca Racana, Zaha Hadid Architects; Toby Lodge, HASSELL

CTBUH Video Interview – Patrik Schumacher

18 Oct 2016 – 2016 China Conference Interviews
Patrik Schumacher, Zaha Hadid Architects

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Ten Significant Tall Buildings, and the Significant Women Behind Them

8 Aug 2017 – CTBUH Journal, 2017 Issue III
Leading Women in Tall Buildings

High Intensity Urban Order

17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism
Patrik Schumacher, Zaha Hadid Architects

Design to Fabrication: Fifth Hotel City of Dreams, Macau

17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism
Viviana R. Muscettola, Zaha Hadid Architects

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Videos

"Geometry of Tall Buildings" - a CTBUH United Kingdom Chapter Event
29 Jan 2018 – Other Videos; Patrik Schumacher, Zaha Hadid Architects; Anil Hira, BuroHappold Engineering; Kai-Uwe Bergman, Bjarke Ingels Group, [i]et al.[/i]
The London Committee of the CTBUH United Kingdom Chapter recently hosted [i]Geometry of Tall Buildings[/i], a conversation between leading architects and engineers on the geometry of tall buildings and its impact on the design trends of the future.…
CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference - Melbourne Session 3A: Planning for Rapid Growth in a Multi-Modal City Q&A
3 Nov 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Chair: Shaun Schroter, Architectus; Neil Stonell, Grimshaw Architects; Gianluca Racana, Zaha Hadid Architects; Toby Lodge, HASSELL
Shaun Schroter, Principal, Architectus, chairs the question and answer session with Neil Stonell, Partner, Grimshaw Architects; Gianluca Racana, Director, Zaha Hadid Architects; and Toby Lodge, Principal, HASSELL at the end of 2017 Australia…
CTBUH Video Interview – Patrik Schumacher
18 Oct 2016 – 2016 China Conference Interviews; Patrik Schumacher, Zaha Hadid Architects
Patrik Schumacher of Zaha Hadid Architects is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2016 CTBUH China Conference. Patrik talks about the evolution of modernist design and the new considerations needed for the built environment in the 21st century.
Tall Buildings and Context: Appropriate High Rise Vernaculars
18 Oct 2016 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; Timothy Johnson, NBBJ; Yansong Ma, MAD Architects; Winy Maas, MVRDV; Yan Meng, Urbanus; Patrik Schumacher, Zaha Hadid Architects; Jerry Yin, SOHO China Co. Ltd.
The issue of skyscraper form and expression being appropriate to cultural and social context is currently a hotly debated topic in China, as well as other parts of the world. Some believe that skyscrapers are starting to homogenize cities…
Session 3 Q&A
25 Oct 2006 – Presentation at CTBUH 2006 Chicago Conference;
The Session 3 speaker panel consisting of Shahab Lutfi, Dubai Properties and Patrik Schumacher, Founding Partner, Zaha Hadid Architects; took questions from the CTBUH Chicago Conference audience at the Herman Hall, IIT, Chicago.
Keynote Talk - Thinking Outside the Box
25 Oct 2006 – Presentation at CTBUH 2006 Chicago Conference; Patrik Schumacher, Zaha Hadid Architects
Patrik Schumacher, Zaha Hadid Architects presents several high-rise projects by Zaha Hadid Architects including proposals in New York, Beijing, Marseilles, Milan, Moscow and Dubai at the CTBUH 2006 Chicago Conference held in the Herman Hall, Illinois…

Papers/Research

Ten Significant Tall Buildings, and the Significant Women Behind Them
8 Aug 2017 – CTBUH Journal, 2017 Issue III; Leading Women in Tall Buildings
Recently, there has been a growing and overdue recognition in the architecture discipline that women are under-represented, not just in terms of leadership positions held, but also in terms of receiving credit for the work they have done. The tall…
High Intensity Urban Order
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Patrik Schumacher, Zaha Hadid Architects
Density via high-rise structures remains a primary agenda in our era of urban concentration. It is crucial to understand the societal forces that drive concentration: the communication requirements of Post-Fordist Network Society. In contrast to…
Design to Fabrication: Fifth Hotel City of Dreams, Macau
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Viviana R. Muscettola, Zaha Hadid Architects
This paper presents the unique collaboration among architects, engineers and contractors for the 5th Hotel at the City of Dreams in Macau. Our methodology centers around a comprehensive 3D model that was iteratively optimized to refine the…
City of Dreams, Macau: Maintenance Design in Ultra-Complex Structures
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Isabella Pallavicini, Gianpaolo Apollonio & Luca Rizzotti, Fly Service Engineering
The issue of developing a safe and efficient access strategy considering the context of a complex shape is addressed. In these cases, all envelope and structure maintenance operations need careful engineering strategies and planning to develop safe…
Cities to Megacities: Perspectives
Oct 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue IV; CTBUH 2016 Conference Speakers
The CTBUH 2016 International Conference is being held in the three cities of the Pearl River Delta, the world’s largest “megacity,” projected to have 120 million inhabitants by 2050. The conference brings together some of the leading thinkers on…
Interconnectivity of Design and Construction for Complex Towers in Relation to Movement Issues
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City; Mark Lavery, Tim Kelly & Anil Hira
As the trend for complex architectural forms continues, the relationship between design and construction has become ever more interdependent. Where this interdependency was once limited to distinct elements, such as outriggers, and vertical…
Bridging the Gap: Proposed Evacuation Links at Height in the World Trade Center Design Entries
Oct 2005 – CTBUH 2005 7th World Congress, New York; Antony Wood & Philip Oldfield, University of Nottingham
This paper proposes to analyse in detail the skybridge links of the WTC replacement designs – impact on evacuation, structure, façade, tower operation etc – with the aim of establishing the advantages of such linkages, and how these could be…

Tall Buildings Involving Zaha Hadid Architects