Middle East CentreOne of the world’s most celebrated architects, Dame Zaha Hadid, was in Oxford on January 30th, 2013 for a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of work on a building she has designed for the Middle East Centre at St Antony’s College. Zaha Hadid, who was recently made a dame for her services to architecture, is best known in the UK for her design of the Aquatics Centre for the London Olympic Games. Dubbed ‘The Softbridge’ because of its design, the new construction will be known on completion as The Investcorp Building. The project is expected to be finished by the summer of 2014.

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