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Don't worry, the world cup is safe

Old Mar 22nd 2011, 1:51 pm
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http://www.thepeninsulaqatar.com/qat...the-earth.html

Good good..the clouds will be here. It will be nice and cool like a European summer.
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Old Mar 22nd 2011, 1:59 pm
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that is pretty amazing!
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hmm... and a roof wouldn't cut it?!

Sorry, but I just have visions of the "cloud" crashing to earth...
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hmm... and a roof wouldn't cut it?!

Sorry, but I just have visions of the "cloud" crashing to earth...
Don't worry, it's probably a population control thing. They'll fill the stadiums with guest workers and overpaid footballers.

Sorry..that's perhaps a bit cruel.
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So this thing's engine runs on solar power and it will cool the stadium from the shade it provides. As of now the fully solar powered (with battery backup) remote airplanes available are rather slender (really long wings), a stark contrast to this design.

Why not just use an airship.The shadows from the prop areas got to be distracting.
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So this thing's engine runs on solar power and it will cool the stadium from the shade it provides. As of now the fully solar powered (with battery backup) remote airplanes available are rather slender (really long wings), a stark contrast to this design.

Why not just use an airship.The shadows from the prop areas got to be distracting.
I would imagine it would be rather irritating with the noise as well. It does look like it is hoovering quite close to the stadiums. At least helicopters flying over stadiums tend to keep a bit of a distance.

Anyway, they haven't even built a prototype yet.
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Old Mar 22nd 2011, 5:49 pm
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i think this guy should forget about designing shade and spend a little more time sitting in the shade.

on the plus side it has just reminded me of all of dubais more insane ideas. anyone remeber chess city? the agrcultural towers? hydropolis? palm jeble ali? palm deira? a functional economy?
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i think this guy should forget about designing shade and spend a little more time sitting in the shade.

on the plus side it has just reminded me of all of dubais more insane ideas. anyone remeber chess city? the agrcultural towers? hydropolis? palm jeble ali? palm deira? a functional economy?
you missed this one http://realestate.theemiratesnetwork...d/snowdome.php
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i think this guy should forget about designing shade and spend a little more time sitting in the shade.

on the plus side it has just reminded me of all of dubais more insane ideas. anyone remeber chess city? the agrcultural towers? hydropolis? palm jeble ali? palm deira? a functional economy?
ahhh... Arabian Canals? Waterfront to provide accommodation for something like 2 million non-existent people?! Or the revolving tower?

I personally like one that's going up at the moment, where "every luxury apartment is a penthouse"... er... no. They're called duplexes.
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lol id forgotten about snowdome......hillarious

Arabian canal.....i loved the idea of that one it has to be said. ridiculous but at least you'd have somewhere to take a speedboat in dubai.

i feel a new thread is needed
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