Zaha Hadid, a London base influential architect. Born and raised in Iraq in the 50s, in the golden age of modern time Iraq. She was known for pushing the boundaries of architecture and urban design, her work experiments with new spatial concepts intensifying existing urban landscapes and encompassing all fields of design.
According to her, "It was very anti-design. It was almost a movement of anti-architecture."
Her work span over 44 countries, well-know for several high-profile works, for example Vitra Fire Station (1993), Weil am Rhein, Germany, the Mind Zone at the Millennium Dome (1999) Greenwich, UK, a ski jump (2002) in Innsbruck, Austria and the Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art (2003) in Cincinnati, Ohio.