Video: Zaha Hadid discusses Challenges in Architecture

Zaha Hadid discusses the challenges she has faced throughout her life and career. She talks about the criticism that comes along with being an Arabic woman architect with “unconventional” designs and the unconditional support from her family. Hadid describes architecture as an exciting but painfully demanding field, stating, “All the arts are not respected enough.”

- Interview by: Nicholas Seeley and Sandra Hiari - Video Production: Qais Elias

- Published by: JO Magazine - This was made possible by support from the Greater Amman Municipality and Amman Institute for Urban Development.

Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "Video: Zaha Hadid discusses Challenges in Architecture" 24 Nov 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <>