Zaha Hadid enters WA100 rankings for first time


Biggest practice remains US firm ahead of Chinese newcomer

Zaha Hadid Architects has jumped into the top 50 of the world’s biggest architects, according to this year’s WA100, Building’s sister title BD’s international survey of the globe’s 100 largest firms.

The firm, which has hit the headlines in recent years following a bruising internal battle over who controls the late architect’s legacy and which has seen it rack up £12m in costs to use its founder’s name, is a new entry in this year’s list at number 33.

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