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Linkage: Stadium Love Edition

24 Nov

What does this Qatari stadium resemble? Designed by a woman, of course.

What does this proposed Qatari stadium resemble, if not labia? Designed by a woman, of course.


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Posted by on November 24, 2013 in Linklove

 

7 responses to “Linkage: Stadium Love Edition

  1. Sasha

    November 24, 2013 at 3:34 am

    You know the funniest thing about that stadium? It’s supposedly inspired by a boat. I don’t think it looks a thing like a boat.

    Do you think the Qataris will allow it to be built as is?

    Thank you for the link. 🙂

     
  2. Will S.

    November 24, 2013 at 3:40 am

    Hey Sasha, you’re welcome.

    Doesn’t look anything like a boat to me, either. 🙂

    I dunno; they’re a more liberal state than many of their neighbours, but they do have to placate the more devout Muslims within their borders; also, if they’re being laughed at by loads of foreigners, that too might impact their decision-making. We’ll see!

     
  3. Sanne

    November 24, 2013 at 5:39 am

    Thank a lot for the link!:)

     
  4. Carnivore

    November 24, 2013 at 7:10 am

    Thanks for the link.

     
  5. Will S.

    November 24, 2013 at 8:42 am

    Sanne, Carnivore: You’re welcome. Cheers.

     
  6. chris

    November 24, 2013 at 9:06 pm

    Well, I think the Qataris will change it to something a little more tent like to stop the giggles. Thanks for the linkage.

     
  7. Will S.

    November 24, 2013 at 9:16 pm

    Hey Chris, you’re welcome.

    I actually like the imagined look of this proposed stadium from the interior:

    Though I suppose some may object it looks like the interior of a sci-fi movie / TV space station. 😉

    But I’m sorta hoping they stick with their guns. Like Montreal’s The Big O, it may stand as a testament to folly, and as an example to others of what NOT to do. 😉

     

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