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Design of Qatar Stadium Snatches Up Controversy over Sexually Explicit Imagery

Posted: Nov. 19th, 2013  |  By DailyLuxe News

The proposed design of one of the new Qatar soccer stadiums being built for the 2022 World Cup Games has become an issue due to its shape being compared to a woman’s private parts. The first rendering of the architectural firm is said to be reminiscent of a woman’s vagina, The Independent reports.

The design is supposed to resemble the sails of a dhow boat, which is used for pearl fishing in the area. There is no word on whether the design will be altered or remain as-is.

….Aecom, the firm that won the Al Wakrah contract along with Zaha Hadid Architects said: “Inspired by the dhow boat that carried generations of local fishermen and pearl divers, the stadium weaves together Qatar's past with its progressive vision for the future.

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