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Reputations: Owen Hatherley on Zaha Hadid

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Sir John Soane's Museum

13 Lincoln's Inn Fields

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A series of talks exploring some of architecture’s biggest influencers and agitators. In the fourth talk, the writer and journalist Owen Hatherley presents Zaha Hadid.

The queen of the curve and a divider of opinion, Zaha Hadid is known globally for her theoretical, academic and built work. From paintings to architectural legacy, Owen Hatherley argues that Hadid will be remembered as an absurdly fearless, aggressive and impolite talent, rising at a time when architecture had become terrified of modernity.

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The Reputations talks series is a collaboration between Sir John Soane's Museum and The Architectural Review in which speakers present portraits of architecture's biggest influencers and agitators – including both familiar and lesser known names. Far from hagiography, speakers will offer assessments that are clear and candid, and which together offer broader reflections on the possibilities and limits of individual agency.

Doors open at 18:45. We are in a Grade I listed, 19th-century building, so access isn't straightforward. If you require step-free access or extra assistance, please contact us in advance of your booking on admin@soane.org.uk or 020 7405 2107.

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