Venice Architecture Biennale 08: Zaha Hadid

Quote from DesignBoom:venice architecture biennale 08 preview: zaha hadid

at: arsenale
from: 12 sept – 23 nov 2008

the Ëœlotusâ„¢ is a system of enfolded furnishings through which one can seduce and engage the immediate and more distant world. this room fluctuates between two extreme states: one which is highly condensed and exclusive of its surroundings and the other which is unfolded, dispersed and interlocked into its environment. reconfiguration is also a means towards appropriation and personalization.

Iceberg Sofa by Zaha Hadid

Iceberg Sofa by Zaha Hadid

Iceberg Sofa by Zaha Hadid at Phillips de Pury & Co.

Estimate: $100,000-150,000

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Gyre Lounge by Zaha Hadid

Gyre Lounge by Zaha Hadid

Zaha Hadid Gyre lounge chair from the Seamless Collection Established & Sons United Kingdom, 2006 enameled polyester resin

94 w x 72 d x 25 h inches

This work is number six from the edition of twelve. Signed, titled and numbered with applied manufacturer’s brass disk labels to underside: [Designed By Zaha Hadid Seamless 2006 Gyre 6/12] and [Established & Sons British Made]. Sold with a certificate of provenance from Established & Sons.

Estimate: $70,000 – 90,000

Result: $84,000

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Hadid at Wright: Woosh Sofa

Woosh Sofa

Zaha Hadid
Woosh sofa
Edra, Italy, c. 1986
upholstery, leather, lacquered fiberglass, enameled and chrome-plated steel, Alcantara 161 w x 33 d x 39 h inches.

The dynamic form and graceful curves of the Woosh sofa echoes the organic and progressive character of Hadid’s architecture. This early sofa is one from only a few known examples.

Estimated: $100,000 – $150,000
Result: $144,000

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