Zaha Hadid, visionary architect and 1st woman to win Pritzker Prize, dies at 65

March 31, 2016 8:01 PM

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Visionary London architect Zaha Hadid, renowned for her swooping, strongly sculpted buildings and for being the first woman to win the Pritzker Architecture Prize, her field's highest honor, has died at 65.

The Iraqi-born Hadid died Thursday of a heart attack at a Miami hospital, the Associated Press reported. She was being treated there for bronchitis.

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