3rd February 2016 will be etched down in the memory of architecture , as the RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) finally awarded its Gold Medal, its highest honour, to Dame Zaha Hadid, after years of being tight-lipped about it.

She is the first woman in RIBA’s history to win in it of her own accord.

Here is the interview that followed between RIBA’s Tony Chapman, Head of awards at RIBA, and the Gold Medallist herself. (Read more via arch2o.com)