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2014 Winter Olympic Stadium Seems Designed By Insectoid Aliens

Illustration for article titled 2014 Winter Olympic Stadium Seems Designed By Insectoid Aliens

Don't get me wrong. I think the 2014 Winter Olympics Stadium in Sochi, Russia, will look absolutely spectacular at night. It's just that its translucent skin makes me a little bit itchy, because it makes me think of insect nests.

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Illustration for article titled 2014 Winter Olympic Stadium Seems Designed By Insectoid Aliens

Not that I've seen many insect nests, but that's how I imagine them in my nightmares. The stadium will use a not-yet-disclosed, lightweight, translucent crystalline skin. [Populous via World Architecture News via Inhabitat]

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Copy much from Beijing's birdnest? It's like a combo of the bird nest and the water cube