Twirl in Milan, Italy by Zaha Hadid Architects

Twirl in Milan

This project started out as a contemporary take on courtyard architecture. The chosen site is an 18th century courtyard, one of the most attractive areas at Milan’s University, where slabs are used to bring a three dimensional structure to life. The project emphasizes the slope of the arches, creating a powerful vortex of spatial distortion that favors dialogue with the surrounding colonnade. Continue reading “Twirl in Milan, Italy by Zaha Hadid Architects”

Capital Hill Residence by Zaha Hadid

Capital Hill Russia

The Capital Hill Residence designed by Zaha Hadid Architects is located on the north-face hillside of Barvikha, Russia, within the pine and birch forest where the trees can reach a height of 20 meters. The programme of the villa is divided into two components: one merging with the hillside, another floating above the ground with dynamic views overlooking the forest. Continue reading “Capital Hill Residence by Zaha Hadid”