In the last in the series looking back at BD reviews of Zaha Hadid buildings down the years, our then architecture critic Ellis Woodman was left unimpressed with the late architect’s Serpentine Sackler Gallery.
In 2006, Zaha Hadid’s first UK building opened. It was a Maggie’s cancer care centre in the grounds of a Kirkcaldy hospital and BD’s then architecture critic Ellis Woodman found that it took excellent advantage of a quirky site to create architecture of a very high order. This is what he wrote
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