Internationally famous architect (and well she should be) Zaha Hadid seems to have done it yet again. Designed and saw built a fabulously spectacular building, that is. Not in her adopted home country, England (she a native Iraqi), and not even in Europe, but in Guangzhou, China(!). And our calling the just opened Guangzhou Opera House fabulously spectacular is no gratuitous hyperbole. Judge for yourselves:
Story can be read here. More photographs can be seen here.
(All photographs by Dan Chung for the Guardian.)