Organic architecture - 11 best buildings

Al Wakrah Stadium
Location: Qatar
Architect: Zaha Hadid
Compted: ongoing

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Picture: Zaha Hadid Architects

Designed to host the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup, Zaha Hadid's football stadium has proved to be a little too organic-looking for some, with several journalists pointing out the stadium's resemblance to a vagina.

Hadid dismissed the comments, telling Time magazine: 'It's really embarrassing that [critics] come up with nonsense like this. What are they saying? Everything with a hole in it is a vagina? That's ridiculous."

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Picture: Zaha Hadid Architects

However, some commentators were keen to see what they perceived as a feminist riposte to the many 'penis-shaped' towers deigned mostly by men.

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