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Zaha Hadid's Design For The Hague's Cutural Center Is A Finalist

Yes, I know it looks like a pile of ventilated soft paper dinner napkins in this photo, but in the images of the city, The Hague, Zaha Hadid's vision of The Hague's Dance and Music Center, looks like a huge pile of napkins with space and light between the layers. And you have to love it.  Because it will symbolize a period in the illustrious, prolific life-work of perhaps the most famous architect in the world right now.

 

Zaha Hadid's Design For The Hague's Dance and Music Center: ©Zaha Hadid AssociatesZaha Hadid's Design For The Hague's Dance and Music Center: ©Zaha Hadid Associates

 

Indeed, Zaha Hadid has never created an architectural work, or interior, or furniture design that was not remarkable.  Every design offers many surprises and delights.

But models can look strange. (Just look at those of the models of the other two finalists, linked below.) Let's put this 'pile of napkins' in the context of the Spui Square in The Hague, instead, where the architectural work is shown in context, taking a different form, with life entering it and ...

 

Zaha Hadid's Design For The Hague's Dance and Music Center: ©Zaha Hadid AssociatesZaha Hadid's Design For The Hague's Dance and Music Center: ©Zaha Hadid Associates


... showing through the windows, between the floors that once looked like a gentle breeze was lifting sheets of paper.

 

 Zaha Hadid's Design For The Hague's Dance and Music Center: ©Zaha Hadid AssociatesZaha Hadid's Design For The Hague's Dance and Music Center: ©Zaha Hadid Associates

 

This image gives more details about the grand design of the interior of the cultural center.

 

Zaha Hadid's Design For The Hague's Dance and Music Center: ©Zaha Hadid AssociatesZaha Hadid's Design For The Hague's Dance and Music Center: ©Zaha Hadid Associates

 

The other finalists for The Hagues Center For Dance and Music are RAU, Neutelings Riedijk Architecten and Kirkegaard Associates

For more views of this exciting architectural design, visit Bustler.net.  About Zaha Hadid Architects, it is working on a new website, which I'm sure will contain images of its most recent designs but, for now, I think the current ones will be impressive enough.