Lecture "Zaha Hadid – not only an architect"
5 February 2015
Press Office of the Amber Museum
Lecture "Zaha Hadid – not only an architect" takes place within the lecture series "Jewellery Encyclopedia" in the Kaliningrad Regional Amber Museum on 19 February at 18.30. It will be conducted by the museum's deputy director for research, art expert, candidate of pedagogical sciences Irina Toropova.
Zaha Hadid is a famous British architect. She was born on 31 October 1950 in Iraq. In 1972, after graduating from the American University of Beirut, she moved to London and entered the Architectural Association School of Architecture. She became the first woman architect, who received the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2004 for her achievements in architecture.
Zaha Hadid created original jewellery designs for Swarovski and Caspita Jewellery Houses. Apart from that, she created design of shoes and bags for Fendi, of vases – for Lalique, of a perfume bottle – for Donna Karan; she works in fashion sphere.
Zaha Hadid is an eminent contemporary architect, her works can be found in different countries of the world, her style is recognizable and unique and her creative biography is an example of impressive achievements and tenacity.
Ticket price for the lecture includes admission to the Amber Museum's exposition:
for adults – 190 RUB;
for students – 100 RUB;
for schoolchildren – 80 RUB;
Inquiries: 466-888, 538-219.