Zaha Hadid Quotes & Sayings

78 most famous Zaha Hadid quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for her. She was a British architect who passed away on 31 March, 2016.

Zaha Hadid Quotes
“I don't think that architecture is only about shelter, is only about a very simple enclosure. It should be able to excite you, to calm you, to make you think.”
Zaha Hadid Quotes
“Architecture is how the person places herself in the space. Fashion is about how you place the object on the person.”
Zaha Hadid Quotes
“Would they call me a diva if I were a guy?”
“When you are overworked and exhausted, there is a sense of kind of delirium and that's why I think architects do all-nighters and they kind of do those deadlines. For four days I remember doing four nights in one row with no sleep. I mean nobody, unless you are crazy, would do that, but you are totally focused on the project.”
Zaha Hadid Quotes
“Education, housing and hospitals are the most important things for society.”
Zaha Hadid Quotes
“Good education is so important. We do need to look at the way people are taught. It not just about qualifications to get a job. It's about being educated.”
“Of course I believe imaginative architecture can make a difference to people's lives, but I wish it was possible to divert some of the effort we put into ambitious museums and galleries into the basic architectural building blocks of society.”
“As a woman, I'm expected to want everything to be nice and to be nice myself. A very English thing. I don't design nice buildings - I don't like them. I like architecture to have some raw, vital, earthy quality.”
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.”
Zaha Hadid Quotes
“Half of architecture students are women, and you see respected, established female architects all the time.”

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