Tributes follow death of architect Zaha Hadid

National 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 ...

National 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 for ...