The British architect of Iraqi origin Zaha Hadid, winner of the Pritzker Prize 2004, Nobel architects, died Thursday of a heart attack in a hospital in Miami in the United States, said Thursday his office in London.
"It is with great sadness that Zaha Hadid Architects Zaha Hadid confirms that died suddenly in Miami earlier this morning. She suffered from bronchitis contracted earlier this week and had a heart attack during his treatment at the hospital, "said his office in a statement.
"Zaha Hadid was widely regarded as the greatest female architect in the world today", also highlights Zaha Hadid Architects.
Born in Baghdad in 1950, she studied mathematics at the American University of Beirut before forming the bubbling Architectural Association in London, she pulled graduated in 1977, before becoming later a teacher.
Zaha Hadid, who founded his firm in 1979, has designed the ski jumping hill of Innsbruck in Austria, the Canton operas in China and Cardiff in Wales and the tower of the third group of global shipping CMA- CGM in Marseille (France).
First woman to receive the Pritzker Prize in 2004, she was also the first to win the prestigious medal royal gold for architecture in 2015, after Jean Nouvel, Frank Gehry or Oscar Niemeyer.
Creative pool of the London Olympics in 2012, Zaha Hadid was to oversee the construction of the Olympic Stadium for the Tokyo Olympics in 2020, but the project was considered too expensive, was abandoned.