Architect Zaha Hadid Sues Over Article

  • August 25, 2014 22:59

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Zaha Hadid
Pritzker prize-winning architect Zaha Hadid filed a lawsuit on Thursday against The New York Book Review and architecture critic Martin Filler over a book review in which she was briefly described.

Hadid claims defamatory statements were made about her by Filler in his June 5 review of Rowan Moore's "Why We Build: Power and Desire in Architecture."

Baghdad-born Hadid, now a British citizen, alleges that Filler took her comments out of context about working conditions for migrant workers on construction projects in the Middle East, including her own, reports Reuters
Architect Zaha Hadid

The case is Hadid v. NYRev Inc et al, New York State Supreme Court, New York County.


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