Zaha Hadid Quotes

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Zaha Hadid quotes: My generation were all careerists. My generation were all careerists.
Zaha Hadid quotes: In hospital, people should be able to have time to themselves. In hospital, people should be able to have time to themselves.
Zaha Hadid quotes: I really believe in the idea of the future. I really believe in the idea of the future.
Zaha Hadid quotes: Yes, I'm a feminist, because I see all women as smart, gifted and tough. Yes, I'm a feminist, because I see all women as smart, gifted and tough.
Zaha Hadid quotes: People in power, they're so used to people kind of playing up to them. People in power, they're so used to people kind of playing up to them.
Zaha Hadid quotes: I don't particularly like showing furniture on pedestals, but for whatever reasons you always have to in museums. I don't particularly like showing furniture on pedestals, but for whatever reasons you always have to in museums.
Zaha Hadid quotes: Architecture is how the person places herself in the space. Fashion is about how you place the object on the person. Architecture is how the person places herself in the space. Fashion is about how you place the object on the person.
Zaha Hadid quotes: For many years, I hated nature. As a student, I refused to put a plant anywhere - a living plant, that is. Dead plants were OK. For many years, I hated nature. As a student, I refused to put a plant anywhere - a living plant, that is. Dead plants were OK.
Zaha Hadid quotes: Would they call me a diva if I were a guy? Would they call me a diva if I were a guy?
Zaha Hadid quotes: You have to really believe not only in yourself; you have to believe that the world is actually worth your sacrifices. You have to really believe not only in yourself; you have to believe that the world is actually worth your sacrifices.
Zaha Hadid quotes: What's nice about concrete is that it looks unfinished. What's nice about concrete is that it looks unfinished.
Zaha Hadid quotes: I am sure that as a woman I can do a very good skyscraper. I am sure that as a woman I can do a very good skyscraper.
Zaha Hadid quotes: My father was a socialist, so he would have thought that I shouldn't be a dame. My father was a socialist, so he would have thought that I shouldn't be a dame.
Zaha Hadid quotes: I made a decision when I was in school that I'd have a lot of male friends. I made a decision when I was in school that I'd have a lot of male friends.
Zaha Hadid quotes: I have always appreciated those who dare to experiment with materials and proportions. I have always appreciated those who dare to experiment with materials and proportions.
Zaha Hadid quotes: The beauty of the landscape - where sand, water, reeds, birds, buildings, and people all somehow flowed together - has never left me. The beauty of the landscape - where sand, water, reeds, birds, buildings, and people all somehow flowed together - has never left me.
Zaha Hadid quotes: The spirit of adventure to embrace the new and the incredible belief in the power of invention attracted me to the Russian avant-garde. The spirit of adventure to embrace the new and the incredible belief in the power of invention attracted me to the Russian avant-garde.
Zaha Hadid quotes: Education, housing and hospitals are the most important things for society. Education, housing and hospitals are the most important things for society.
Zaha Hadid quotes: My buildings are not particularly expensive. It is not a tin shed. If you want a tinny car, you pay for that. My buildings are not particularly expensive. It is not a tin shed. If you want a tinny car, you pay for that.
Zaha Hadid quotes: I love driving around east London - it's always full of surprises. Actually, I don't drive myself - I like to be driven. I love driving around east London - it's always full of surprises. Actually, I don't drive myself - I like to be driven.
Zaha Hadid quotes: All the privileged can travel, see different worlds; not everyone can. I think it is important for people to have an interesting locale nearby. All the privileged can travel, see different worlds; not everyone can. I think it is important for people to have an interesting locale nearby.
Zaha Hadid quotes: People say I design architectural icons. If I design a building and it becomes an icon, that's ok. People say I design architectural icons. If I design a building and it becomes an icon, that's ok.
Zaha Hadid quotes: I will always have two regrets. I don't have a presence in London, and I would have liked to have done more work in the Middle East. I will always have two regrets. I don't have a presence in London, and I would have liked to have done more work in the Middle East.
Zaha Hadid quotes: Half of architecture students are women, and you see respected, established female architects all the time. Half of architecture students are women, and you see respected, established female architects all the time.
Zaha Hadid quotes: I find industrial cities exciting. I like their toughness. I find industrial cities exciting. I like their toughness.
Zaha Hadid quotes: I loved London. In the 1970s ... it was very exciting, really wild. I loved London. In the 1970s ... it was very exciting, really wild.
Zaha Hadid quotes: I think that in life you don't need too much; you need friends, you need to do what you like doing. I think that in life you don't need too much; you need friends, you need to do what you like doing.
Zaha Hadid quotes: Life in the Middle East is quite different from other places. Life in the Middle East is quite different from other places.
Zaha Hadid quotes: I will never give myself the luxury of thinking, 'I've made it.' I will never give myself the luxury of thinking, 'I've made it.'
Zaha Hadid quotes: It's not my duty as an architect to look at it It's not my duty as an architect to look at it
Zaha Hadid quotes: Architecture is like writing. You have to edit it over and over so it looks effortless Architecture is like writing. You have to edit it over and over so it looks effortless
Zaha Hadid quotes: I think it's good if areas get upgraded and gentrified, as long as the people who always lived there can stay. But they get pushed out to some place. I think it's good if areas get upgraded and gentrified, as long as the people who always lived there can stay. But they get pushed out to some place.
Zaha Hadid quotes: There are so many great galleries and museums in London, but they can be very crowded during the day. There are so many great galleries and museums in London, but they can be very crowded during the day.
Zaha Hadid quotes: I am equally proud of all of my architectural projects. It's always rewarding to see an ambitious design become reality. I am equally proud of all of my architectural projects. It's always rewarding to see an ambitious design become reality.
Zaha Hadid quotes: Men think a woman should not have an opinion. Men think a woman should not have an opinion.
Zaha Hadid quotes: No. I don't have the patience, and I'm not very tactful. People say I can be frightening. No. I don't have the patience, and I'm not very tactful. People say I can be frightening.
Zaha Hadid quotes: I don't think that everybody in the planet should have a child. I've never had the desire I should have a kid. I don't think that everybody in the planet should have a child. I've never had the desire I should have a kid.
Zaha Hadid quotes: What's similar between Britain and America is the lack of good-quality civic buildings. What's similar between Britain and America is the lack of good-quality civic buildings.
Zaha Hadid quotes: I can't focus when there's too many things around. Whenever I used to go to the office, I used to always say, 'Tidy up.' I can't focus when there's too many things around. Whenever I used to go to the office, I used to always say, 'Tidy up.'
Zaha Hadid quotes: As a woman, you're not accessible to every world. As a woman, you're not accessible to every world.