Brixton was lucky to be the site of an architectural first this summer. Zaha Hadid’s first ever UK project, the Evelyn Grace Academy, opened on Shakespeare Rd in July. Hadid is a British architect, but astonishingly her international acclaim hasn’t translated into success in her own country. Even the opening of the Evelyn Grace Academy went by relatively unnoticed until this month, when Hadid won the RIBA Stirling prize for her design of the Maxxi Gallery in Rome. Today, a photo tour of the school features in The Guardian. Check it out here. And go and have a peek yourself at 255 Shakespeare Rd.