Qatar, Doha 🇶🇦
Situated in the northeastern part of the Arabian Peninsula, Doha is one of the richest and fastest growing city of the World.
It is 1939, everyone is looking for the golden (dark) ticket, the only thing that will make a desertic country an economic force of the Asian Continent. The answer is there, flowing 2 km right under the Qatar ground, it's called Oil.🏴
It is just a matter of time before Doha sees its rise and is made Capital of Qatar. The evolution of the city's architecture is impressive, the old islamic buildings are replaced by a cluster of skyscrapers that emerge out of the clouds: we think of the Burj Doha, The Palm or the Aspire Tower.🌆
However, despite its fast-paced concrete evolution, we decided to pick this beautiful work from @alex.johnt, where an old man is resting and looks back at the past, when, as a kid, he used to play with friends and things were simple and Doha was just a small village in the desert.🏜
What do you think of the building levitating on the background? We believe it is the future of the city, metaphor of the origin of the high-rise, overcoming the old constructions.
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