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WOW Architecture – Zaha Hadid Pritzker Architecture Prize

Zaha Hadid, founder of Zaha Hadid Architects, was awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize (considered to be the Nobel Prize of architecture) in 2004 and is internationally know for both her theoretical and academic work. In the gallery below you see her Architect Work and below videos and gallery with all the fashion collaboration.

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Each of her dynamic and innovative projects build on over thirty years of revolutionary exploration and research in the interrelated fields of urbanism, architecture and design. Hadid’s interest lies in the rigorous interface between architecture, landscape, and geology as her practice intergrates natural topography and human-made systems, leading to experimentation with cutting-edge technologies. Such a process often results in unexpected and dynamic architectural forms. Her name collect awards from all kinds and types. Her feeling for architecture had reach a level of admiration from the different areas like art, fashion, furniture and she is seems apasionate with new challenges, no doubting to collaborate with diverse fashion brands. Zaha Hadid in the fashion only brigs more information and open the fashion world to new possibilities to work and discover. Here you can see part of her collaboration.

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Zaha Hadid & Louis Vuiton Icone Bag

Conceptually, the studio’s reinterpretationof the iconin LV Bucket Bag began with a reflection on its essential function as a container, This gave rise to a series of physical interventions – extruding, distorting, peeling and slicing material to create a new family of hybrid typologies, with the pochette, clutch and bucket.

Zaha Hadid & Swarovski

A jewellery collection created for Atelier Swarovski – celebrating the dichotomy inherent in Swarovski’s beautiful crystal jewellery, juxtaposing the precsision cut crystal of finished product against the subtle, organic forms that surround these materials in their natural state. Every item in this personal collection describes a unique moment in time.

Zaha Hadid & Lacoste

A limited edition collection of just 1000 pairs, created in collaboration with Lacoste – utilizing dynamic fluids grids, which when wrapped around the foot, expand and contract to negotiate the body ergonomically – creating a unique undulating and radiating landscape, ultimately translated to shoes in fine calf leather. A simple cersion was also developed as a diffusion collection of 10.000 pairs for both mean and women.

Zaha Hadid & Melissa

The collaboration between Zaha Hadid and Brazilian shoe brand, Melissa was an opportunity to work directly with the fashion industry to explore possibilities ofa new media.

Zaha Hadid & Neil Barret Tokio & Seoul

Tokio – Our concetp echoes the brand’s minimalism and use or fixed points, folds, pleats, and cut outs. Space in the store is defined not in terms of rooms but as a passage trough which customers circulate. Furniture, sculpture, textures and colours on both store floors explore the interplay between male and female.

Seoul – The ‘Shop in Shop’ concept for Neil Barret is based on a singular, cohesive, project that is divided into sixteeen separate pieces. Specific pieces have then been selected and installed into each of the four Neil Barret Shop in Shop’s in Seoul, and also into the Hong Kong Shop; creating a unique display landscape within each store. Each separe element acts a as piece in a puzzle of the original ensemble, ensuring each shop maintains a relationship to the defined whole and with the other Neil Barret Shop in Shop locations.

Zaha Hadid & Swiss Goldsmiths Caspita

Zaha Hadid Architects have collaborated with Swiss goldschimths Capsita on a collection that combine innovative design technologies and the highest level of craftsmanship. These multifaceted lattice pieces explore the intricate yet extremelly strong celullar structures within nature. EAch piece has been further shaped by ergonomic considerations in a dialogue that defines the formal language of the collection and expresses the exciting new possibilities and potential for working to the finest detail in gold.

Zaha Hadid & United Nude

The result is quintessentially hadid. the revolutionary design of the NOVA shoe combines innovative materialization and ergonomic considerations with the dynamism of hadid’s unmistakable architectural language to convey an inherent sense of movement; revealing the experimentation and invention of Hadid’s process through every stage of design and construction.

“United Nude’s collections are provocative yet sensual. Rem D Koolhaas’ unrelenting experimentation at the cutting edge of fashion never fails to capture our imagination.” explains Hadid. “I have always appreciated those who dare to experiment with materials and proportions. Our collaboration with United Nude reinterprets the classic shoe typology; pushing the boundaries of what is possible without compromising integrity.”

Icone Bag © Zaha Hadid Architects from Zaha Hadid Architects on Vimeo.

Melissa Shoes © Zaha Hadid Architects from Zaha Hadid Architects on Vimeo.

Lacoste Shoes © Zaha Hadid Architects from Zaha Hadid Architects on Vimeo.

Celso Da Costa Hamelink

Celso Da Costa Hamelink, in love with the world of photography and art concept. He worked for different worldwide brands and international publishing groups. Obsessed with aesthetics, his world basically loops around images, colors, silhouettes, architecture and design. His favorite hobby is definitely travelling because it helps him to pick up the different essences of a variety of cultures which immediately inspires him to play the Art Director.

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