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London-based architect Zaha Hadid has given up on submitting a new stadium design for the Tokyo Olympics following the government’s decision to scrap her original plan, a spokesman for her firm said Friday.

“It is disappointing that the two years of work and investment in the existing design for a new National Stadium for Japan cannot be further developed to meet the new brief through the new design competition,” the spokesman for Zaha Hadid Architects said.

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