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Hadid Defends Questionable Design

Hadid Defends Questionable Design

Zaha Hadid's design for the Al Wakrah stadium in Qatar has been turning heads for its resemblance to a vagina.

November 2013
Why "Tallness" Isn't Good for Cities

Why "Tallness" Isn't Good for Cities

Is "tallness" really an urban quality cities should care about?

November 2013
De(lirious) Rotterdam: OMA Completes Holland's Largest Building

De(lirious) Rotterdam: OMA Completes Holland's Largest Building

After 16 years, OMA finally completes its longest-running project.

November 2013

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