Zaha Hadid


Age: 65

Iraqi-British architect whose modernist, futuristic designs included the swooping aquatic center for the 2012 London Olmypics who had left a string of bold, often beautiful and sometimes controversial buildings around the world including her Edifici Torre Espiral (or "spiraling tower") designed in partnership with Patrik Schumacher in Barcelona, Spain.

Cause of Death: Heart attack

Born: October 31, 1950

Died: March 31, 2016

Miami, Florida