Thursday Nov 28
Developing nations: Qatar insists on World Cup promise
Qatar will not renege on their pledge to the developing world. Hassan Al Thawadi, the Secretary General of the Qatar 2022 Supreme Committee has reiterated that thousands of seats and parts of the stadia that would be constructed for the 2022 World Cup would be collapsed and donated to the developing countries after the 2022 show.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
New York Magazine
Zaha Hadid Is Not Amused by Vagina Comparisons
Zaha Hadid , revered female architect, is kind of getting sick of the vagina comparisons she's been getting all week.
Qatar's X-Rated Stadium and the Dangers of Designing 'Readable' Buildings
With the help of Buzzfeed, Zaha Hadid's design for Qatar's new Al-Wakrah sports stadium - which happens to bear a resemblance to "lady parts" - went viral this week.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Mail & Guardian
Al-Wakrah stadium: The shape of things to come
Have you ever heard of the Vagina Building? If you're not from Chicago, it's unlikely but if you are, it's a precious part of local folklore and a celebrated shape on the skyline.
The Washington Post
The world's design critics have noticed that plans for a new stadium in Qatar-built to host the 2022 World Cup-look a lot like what late night comedians call "lady parts."
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Morning News Roundup: Zaha Hadid Architects and AECOM Unveil 2022...
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Qatar's New World Cup Soccer Stadium Was Supposed to Look Like...
When stadium designers over the weekend posted their vision for a new 40,000-seat stadium set to be built for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, they probably didn't expect the video of their design to go viral.
Qatar World Cup stadium resembles a vagina - World Soccer Daily
Designed by AECOM in association with Zaha Hadid Architects, the new 40,000-seat Al Wakrah Stadium is a proposed venue for matches during the Qatar 2022 World Cup.
New 'curvy' stadium accused of resembling a vagina leaves...
Saoud bin Abdulrahman Stadium: Home to the Al Wakrah Sports Club, inspired by a traditional emblem resembling the sails of a dhow with a cooled pitch, it also includes a spectator area outside the ground that will be temperature controlled at 30-32A C. The architects said that the design of the Al Wakrah stadium was inspired by the flowing shape of ... (more)
Mon Nov 18, 2013
PB Nighthawks is now open
If you're a lurker, nighthawks is All About You, Please Please, take the opportunity to Delurk, once you delurk, you'll be saying Don't Stop Me Now.
Metro UK News
That awkward moment when a new stadium for the Qatar World Cup looks like a vagina
One of nine new stadiums being built in Qatar ahead of the 2022 World Cup has been likened to a vagina after plans were unveiled.
Who Ate All The Pies
Snapshot: What Do The Designs For The New Al Wakrah 2022 Qatar World...
Study the image below intently for a few minutes and then tell us just what the prospective new 2022 World Cup stadium in Al Wakrah, Qatar - as seen here in this still from the official CGI conceptual design promotional video - reminds you, the discerning Pies enthusiast, of Apparently the design of the incredibly expensive, 40,000-seater, ... (more)
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Now Available: Qatar Residential Construction: Market Update
This report is the result of Timetric's extensive market research covering the residential construction market in Qatar.