Manuela Gatto

UK • Director ZAHA HADID Architects

Manuela taught at the IUAV in Venice and the AA in London, is co-author of the book “Negotiate My Boundary! Mass Customisation and responsive environments” (Birkhauser), and has lectured widely worldwide. In 2002 she joined Zaha Hadid Architects where she is currently Director. She has collaborated to a number of projects including the BMW Central Building in Leipzig, and led seminal projects such as the Bridge Pavilion in Zaragoza, SKY SOHO . Currently, she is leading the Honshan Headquarters, a cluster of nine skyscrapers including a supertall tower in Wuhan, as well as the Shenzhen Headquarter and Life Long Learning Centre for Yidan, Tencent’s Charitable Foundation. Since 2017 she has also been actively working on projects in Ukraine, including masterplans in Kyiv, as well as the new Metro Line in Dnipro.