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I once saw a lecture with Zaha Hadid speaking for two hours without pausing to take breath or lifting her finger from the remote control, zapping through literally thousands of images, only to end up dismissing us with the words that students today had no stamina whatsoever and that she felt sorry for us. It was kind of insulting, but also unforgettable – a little like her work, really. The architecture world will be all the poorer without her.