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Architect Dame Zaha Hadid dies after heart attack

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Baku, March 31 AZERTAC

Architect Dame Zaha Hadid, whose designs include the London Olympic Aquatic Centre, has died aged 65, BBC reports.

Iraqi-born, this year she was the first woman to receive the Royal Institute of British Architects Gold Medal in recognition of her work.

She died following a heart attack on Thursday in a Miami hospital, where she was being treated for bronchitis.

Her designs have been commissioned around the world, including Hong Kong, Germany and Azerbaijan.

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