Zaha Hadid designs plastic shoes

The award-winning architect collaborates with shoe company to create futuristic shoes In the era of the high-rise heel, it’s no surprise that an architect has been called upon to design women’s shoes. Architect Zaha Hadid, known for her abilities to mould metal and glass into spectacular buildings, has joined forces with Brazilian shoemakers Melissa to create a new women’s shoe.
The £200 limited edition shoe takes on features of one of Hadid’s grand-scale designs with cut out holes for the toes and diagonally sloping straps. "I have 30 years of research on different areas of architecture and design and this was a very challenging project," said Hadid, "not only in design but on the technical side.

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  1. as much as i like her architectural designs i will have to pass wearing the shoes....