Anna Hergert, Art & Design

Only a Week Ago…

Architectural detail 2…I received an email sharing that one of the world’s most talented and successful architects passed away. Zaha M. Hadid may not be a familiar name to you. Until three years ago I had not heard of her either.

Thanks to Gillian, one of the Advanced Design workshop participants from 2014 I was soon better informed and became a strong supporter and great admirer of Zaha Hadid’s designs.

Hadid’s work was a great inspiration to Gillian and the rest of the class became entranced with the way Gillian embraced all Zaha Hadid had to offer. Just recently I heard her say “Oh, I think I will use one of my Zaha sketchbook designs for the upcoming challenge.”

To read more about Dame Zaha M. Hadid’s accomplishments check Google, Wikipedia or start on her website. I am grateful for Gillian’s great passion for Hadid’s architectural accomplishments. Had it not been for her sharing books and her design research I would not have learned about this great architect.

This entry was published on April 7, 2016 at 8:46 am. It’s filed under Art, Creativity Update, Design, History, In the News, Journaling, Networking, staying in touch and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

5 thoughts on “Only a Week Ago…

  1. Zaha Hadid is such a huge inspiration! I recently wrote an article about her so I was able to deep further into the type of architect that she was. She truly left an amazing legacy, especially for young, female architects like me.

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  2. Thanks to Gillian for introducing her to us. Gillian’s enthusiasm made Hadid memorable for all in the class.

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  3. I love her work as well!!

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