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British-Iraqi ‘star’-chitect Zaha Hadid has passed away, aged 66, from a heart attack. 

The first woman to be awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize and Britain’s Royal Gold Medal earned herself the title ‘Queen of the Curve’ for her love of organic curvatures in her designs that constantly challenged architectural geometry. 

This resulted in buildings that flowed with fluidity despite their startling form and seemed to come alive by the surfaces.

She has left a mark in as many places across the globe as much as her architecture designs have drawn awe. Here are some of her most breathtaking ones.

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Vitra Fire Station,Weil am Rhein, Germany, which is Hadid's first international design that shot her to fame

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London Olympics Aquatic Centre, London, United Kingdom

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 Heydar Aliyev Centre, Baku, Azerbaijan

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Messner Mountain Museum Corones, South Tyrol, Italy

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Glasgow Riverside Museum of Transport, Glasgow, United Kingdom

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Central Bank of Iraq, Baghdad, Iraq

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 Bergisel Ski Jump, Innsbruck, Austria

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1000 Museum, Miami, USA

 
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Capital Hill Residence, Moscow, Russia

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City of Dreams Hotel Tower, Cotai, Macau

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Dongdaemun Design Centre, Seoul, South Korea

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Beethoven Concert Hall, Bonn, Germany

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Al Wakrah Stadium, Qatar

To see more of her work, log on to the official website here.

(Photos: Zaha Hadid Architects)

Aside from architecture, Zaha Hadid also lent her artistic touch to other areas of design, as seen with this Serpenti installation she did for Bulgari. 

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