Zaha Hadid Architecture Analysis

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The physical realization of philosophies and ideas are usually manifested in the various forms of self-expression of the human psyche. Art, poetry, film, literature, music, architecture even science and engineering are all creations and demonstrations of people’s capabilities of creating the tangible scheme of their dreams, beliefs and aspirations. Zaha Hadid is one of today’s most notable figures in architecture. Her bold and avant-garde designs reflect her innermost rebellious nature. Her buildings have redefined the limitations and extensions of architecture. Labeled by many the queen of curves and fluidity, her designs has a deeper dimension to just form. Zaha’s style of architecture is characterized as deconstructivism. Deconstruction is an avant-garde style of architecture. Its characteristics include manipulating and fragmenting the surface, the use of non-rectilinear shapes that distorts the conventional methods and mechanics of the structure and enclosure of a building. Deconstruction challenges all forms of traditional design by juxtaposing elements that contradict each other to challenge the conventional norms of harmony and continuity. Zaha is the epitome representation to capture the zeitgeist of deconstruction. Her designs are bold, organic, contemporary and innovative. These outburst in design are rooted back to her growing up in a…show more content…
The series of layered walls are bent, tilted, and broken to accommodate for the functionality of the program that is placed in between the walls. Visitors are subjected to visual illusions as the planes move past one another and manipulate according to program. Today the station acts as a museum that showcases Vitra 's chair designs after the fire district lines had been redrawn. The fire station was a magnificent success in both showcasing zaha’s design and jump start her career to an international
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