Ms. Hadid, the first woman to win the Pritzker Prize, was renowned for her theoretical work that left a mark on skylines around the world.
Zaha Hadid, the Iraqi-British architect whose curving, elongated structures left a mark on skylines around the world, and who was the first woman to win the Pritzker Prize, her profession’s highest honor, died on Thursday in Miami. She was 65.
Ms. Hadid “contracted bronchitis earlier this week and suffered a sudden heart attack while being treated in hospital,” her office, Zaha Hadid Architects in London, said in a statement.
Ms. Hadid, renowned for her theoretical work, created designs that were so complex that for the first few decades of her practice many of her more ambitious projects were never realized, even as she gained a dedicated following among her colleagues.
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