Daxing Airport takes off without its creator

There was an unmistakable void on Wednesday at the opening of Daxing, Beijing’s futuristic new airport, by China’s President Xi Jinping. Zaha Hadid, the acclaimed Iraqi-British architect who designed the $25-billion structure, destined to become the world’s busiest airport, never lived to see the building likely to become her most famous creation. Hadid – hailed […]