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I am non-European, I don't do conventional work and I am a woman. On the one hand all of these things together make it easier — but on the other hand it is very difficult.
I used to not like being called a woman architect: I'm an architect, not just a woman architect. Guys used to tap me on the head and say, 'You are O.K. for a girl.' But I see the incredible amount of need from other women for reassurance that it could be done, so I don't mind that at all.
For a woman to go out alone in architecture is still very, very hard. It's still a man's world.
Having a period of - well, austerity, shall we say - certainly humbles you.
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October 31, 1950
March 31, 2016
Dame Zaha Mohammad Hadid is an Iraqi-British architect. In 2004 she became the first woman recipient of the Pritzker Architecture Prize. She received the Stirling Prize in 2010 and 2011. In 2012 she was made a dame.
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