Zaha Hadid wins the DLD13 Aenne Burda Award

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The 2013 version of DLD's very own Aenne Burda Award for Creative Leadership has a winner; celebrated architect and creative thought icon Zaha Hadid.

Hadid, whose work can be seen in many of Europe's cultural hotspots and capitals, was handed the award by Hubert Burda after being introduced by DLD friend John Maeda.

DLD13 conference Munich - "patterns that connect" - Germany January 20-22, 2013

She receives the award not only for her accomplishments in traditional architecture, but also for her groundbreaking explorations of the connections between shape and digital creation.

DLD13 conference Munich - "patterns that connect" - Germany January 20-22, 2013

With the award, Zaha joins the ranks of former Aenne Burda Award winners, including such estimated female creative leaders as Arianna Huffington and Marissa Mayer.

A big congratulations, Zaha!

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John Maeda
RISD
President
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Marissa Mayer
Yahoo!
CEO
Yahoo!
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Mountain View
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Zaha Hadid
Zaha Hadid Architects
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Arianna Huffington
Thrive Global
Founder & CEO
Thrive Global
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New York
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