Tributes follow death of architect Zaha Hadid

Apr 1, 2016

Tributes follow death of architect Zaha Hadid

The announcement of the death of internationally renowned Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid, whose works included the controversial original design for the main stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics — later scrapped by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe — came as a shock to ...

World-renowned architect Zaha Hadid dies at 65

Apr 1, 2016

World-renowned architect Zaha Hadid dies at 65

Internationally renowned Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid, whose designs included the London Aquatics Centre used in the 2012 summer Olympics, has died aged 65, her company said on Thursday. “It is with great sadness that Zaha Hadid Architects have confirmed that Dame Zaha Hadid died ...

Seeing 2015 through a fragmented media lens

| Jan 2, 2016

Seeing 2015 through a fragmented media lens

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Media literacy means understanding that objective reality is impossible to comprehend, and that the best you can do to make sense of the world is to know how to interpret signals. Part of that process is identifying what’s at stake: Newspapers and broadcasters have ...

Aug 15, 2015

Japan backs guidelines for new National Stadium

Japan has approved guidelines for its new Olympic stadium, vowing to build an “athlete’s first” venue as cheaply as possible and complete it by March 2020, a year later than planned, but without including any cost estimates or limits. Japan scrapped its original plan ...