Zaha Hadid Architects employee ownership London, UK Design Practice, Office Update

Zaha Hadid Architects employee ownership news

7 December 2021

Zaha Hadid Architects transitions to employee ownership

“I think there should be no end to experimentation.” Zaha Hadid (2011)

Zaha Hadid Architects employee ownership
photo courtesy of architects office

Zaha Hadid Architects employee ownership transition

Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has transitioned to employee ownership through their recently established Employee Benefit Trust.

Excelling through a period of unprecedented global challenges and growing to a team of more than 500 dedicated professionals, ZHA is built around a deep commitment to the culture of diverse people working collaboratively. This collective, multi-disciplinary approach to problem-solving has been a cornerstone of our success since the practice was founded by Zaha Hadid 42 years ago.

Zaha’s unwavering optimism for the future and belief in the power of invention is embedded within the DNA of the architectural practice she founded and generously gifted to those who helped her create it – all our employees.

With her extraordinary vision for the future and generosity in entrusting the practice to the friends and colleagues with whom she collaborated for several decades, Zaha has empowered every member of our team to nurture, develop and continue the work she began over 40 years ago.

As the Trust has no external shareholders, we can now reinvest all profits back into the business, into our people, equipment and facilities to the benefit all our employees; allowing us to prioritise our work with visionary clients, communities and industry experts around the world to advance the quality of the built environment.

Building upon the experimentation and pursuit of discovery that Zaha so championed, we embrace new ideas and technologies to deliver a repertoire of projects that become more spatially inventive, more structurally efficient, more technologically advanced and more sustainable with each new design.

Younger generations of architects are demanding our profession become more accessible and egalitarian. Supported by independent and transparent organizational systems and structures, employee ownership of ZHA will cultivate the skills and diversity that drives our decision-making and give every member of our team a voice in shaping our future.

We have 9 key pages online re Architect Zaha Hadid:

Zaha Hadid : main page – Current Work

Zaha Hadid News

Zaha Hadid Architects News – latest ZHA additions on e-architect:

Studio City Phase 2, Hengqin Island, Macau
Design: Patrik Schumacher at Zaha Hadid Architects
Studio City Phase 2 Macau
render : Minmud
Studio City Phase 2 Macau

Zugló City Centre, Budapest, Hungary
Zugló City Centre Budapest by Zaha Hadid Architects
render : TegMark
Zugló City Centre Budapest

Guangzhou Infinitus Plaza, China
Guangzhou Infinitus Plaza building design by Zaha Hadid Architects
photo : Liang Xue
Guangzhou Infinitus Plaza Building

Masaryčka building, Prague, Czech Republic
Masaryčka building in Prague by Zaha Hadid Architects
rendering : Studio Horak
Masaryčka building in Prague

Vilnius railway station, Lithuania
Design: Patrik Schumacher of Zaha Hadid Architects
Vilnius railway station renewal by Zaha Hadid in Lithuania
render : Negativ
Vilnius railway station design by Zaha Hadid Architects

Typological Links:

Zaha Hadid Architects – practice information

Zaha Hadid Architecture – Older Work from 2008-10

Zaha Hadid Buildings – Older Work up to 2007

Zaha Hadid Exhibitions

Zaha Hadid Books

Zaha Hadid Events

The late Dame Zaha Hadid – articles from 2016:

Dame Zaha Hadid architect

Dame Zaha Hadid

Dame Zaha Hadid Architecture

Location: London, England, UK

Office address: Studio 9, 10 Bowling Green Lane London EC1R 0BQ, UK

London Architectural Designs

London Architecture Designs – chronological list

London Architecture News

London Architect – design practice listing on e-architect

London Architecture Designs – architectural selection below:

Houses of Parliament Restoration and Renewal Programme
Palace of Westminster building viewed across the River Thames
photo © UK Parliament
Houses of Parliament Restoration and Renewal

NoMad London, 4 Bow St, Covent Garden, WC2E 7AT
Design: Roman and Williams
NoMad London Hotel Covent Garden
photograph : Simon Upton
NoMad London Hotel, Covent Garden

Pritzker Prize architects Winner 2004

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