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Architect Dame Zaha Hadid dies after heart attack

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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