Discover the inspiring true story of the visionary Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid.
Zaha Hadid grew up in Baghdad, Iraq surrounded by music. She was a curious and confident child, who designed her own modernist bedroom at nine years old. As a young woman studying at University in Beirut, she was described as the most outstanding pupil the teacher had ever met. With her spectacular vision and belief in the power of architecture, she founded her own firm and designed some of the most outstanding buildings in the world - including the London 2012 Olympic Aquatic Centre. This inspiring book features stylish and quirky illustrationsand extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the architect's life.
The Little People, Big Dreams Series:
With stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, this empowering series celebrates the important life stories of wonderful women of the world. From designers and artists to scientists, all of them went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a little child with a dream. These books make the lives of these role models accessible for children, providing a powerful message to inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world!
Zaha Hadid (Little People, Big Dreams)
H: 24.7cm W: 20.2cm D: 1.1cm
Author: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustrator: Asun Amar