Zaha Hadid + Your Ideal Structure
Updated: Aug 5, 2021
AT HOME ART DATE | watch review sketch + build
There are 360 degrees, so why stick to one? -- Zaha Hadid
Dame Zaha Hadid was a British Iraqi architect, artist, and designer who was regarded as a significant presence in late-twentieth-century and early-twentieth-century architecture. Hadid, who was born in Baghdad, Iraq, studied mathematics as an undergraduate before enrolling in the Architectural Association School of Architecture in 1972. In pursuit of an alternative approach to conventional architectural drawing, Hadid turned to painting as a design tool and abstraction as an investigative principle, inspired by Suprematism and the Russian avant-garde. She said she wanted to "reinvestigate the aborted and untested experiments of Modernism. To reveal new fields of building."
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(element one) WATCH an interview with Hadid here.
(element three) SKETCH an image of your dream building. BUILD a model of this building you would enjoy inhabiting. Use whatever art supplies and cardboard you have on hand. How can you also be inspired by Suprematism and the Russian avant-garde?
How does it feel to design and create a building that inspires you?
If you resist doing this at home art date, do it anyway.
If you seek perfection, you will never reach completion.
Finished? Congratulations. Well done, artist!
Please share your song with friends. Even share it on social media! Try always to share your art.
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