Saturday, December 4, 2010

Europe groans from the financial crisis

A brief analysis
by Michael Balaroutsos

Everywhere around the world, people begin to pray to their gods.They pray to be saved from the coming crisis, never seen in the last 100 years, the entire humanity.
Began with the economic bankruptcy (for the good bankers who put their hand) will continue to hunger and rebellion ended with the hope that this will not end and the world as well.
The spark started from Greece. Now continue with Ireland, not forgetting of course, Iceland.Then comes the turn of Portugal to follow Spain and Italy.This is only the beginning of tile course, because by the time all nations will join in the adventure.
The economic criminals, American, German and Jewish lobby still exists.
Putting forward retraction vassal states to implement their plan, causing the masses to revolt. And as they say in my country, God save us. (Last we are looking to find him as well.)
In Greece everything is despair in them.
Unemployed people increased rapidly to huge sizes. The Greek ceased consciously smiling and walking in the streets see it only angry faces. They stopped all construction and all productive investments, and the taxes imposed by the International Monetary Fund, has led people to poverty and uncertainty. 
Lost interest in any kind of development.
Unfortunately this great of disease would spread throughout Europe, and will migrate slowly across the world.
Some noble politicians (from the existing minimum) are trying to tell the truth, but it's still a few unfortunately.

And others, playing their war games, really wipe entire nations on the pretext of international terrorism, (but deep down in their financial interests), killing innocent people.

Finally to ask a question, Did you manage to make you smile a little.

What is the worst offender; one who rob the bank; or the one who establishes?

2022 World Cup Stadium in Qatar / Foster and Partners - eVolo | Architecture Magazine

Foster and Partners unveiled their design for Qatar’s 2022 World Cup bid, the Lusail Iconic Stadium which will provide a world-class football facility for 86,250 spectators during the opening ceremony, group games and final. Reflecting Doha’s culture and heritage, the stadium is designed to be highly energy efficient and capable of performing in extreme summer climatic conditions.
The stadium has a near-circular footprint and sits on the masterplan’s primary axis, which divides the stadium precinct into two halves. Encircled by a reflective pool of water, spectators cross the ‘moat’ to enter the building via six bridges. An outer pedestrian concourse extends from the water towards an array of smaller amenity buildings and a hotel at the stadium’s perimeter.
The saddle-form roof appears to float above the concrete seating bowl, discreetly supported by a ring of arching columns. Its central section can be retracted to allow the pitch to be either open to the sky or fully covered. The concave profile of the stadium’s outer enclosure evokes the sails of a traditional dhow boat and incorporates a system of operable louvres. Inside, the seating bowl is designed to enhance the experience and atmosphere for spectators: VIP and hospitality accommodation is concentrated along the sides of the pitch to create a continuous sea of fans behind each goal.
Located in the centre of a new development to the north of Doha, with direct connections by road and a new metro line, Lusail Iconic Stadium is intended to be a catalyst for further growth and has a highly progressive environmental strategy. Parking and service areas are shaded by canopies of solar collectors, which will produce energy for the stadium when it is in use, as well as generating power for neighbouring buildings.
HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Chairman of the Qatar 2022 Bid, said: “The Lusail Iconic Stadium will serve as the perfect venue for the opening and final matches of the World Cup. The stadium will inspire a new generation of regional and international sports venues, incorporating environmentally friendly cooling technologies to ensure the ideal conditions for players and spectators alike. The design of the stadium provides fans with optimum views of the action in a cool and comfortable setting. Its beauty and ambition represent the pride and enthusiasm that we have displayed in our bid thus far and will continue to display until the day FIFA awards the 2022 World Cup and beyond.”

Main Stadium for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia / Erick van Egeraat - eVolo | Architecture Magazine

Today FIFA announced that the 2018 World Cup will be held in Russia and the main stadium has been designed by Erick van Egeraat. Egeraat and Russian partner Mikhail Posokhin, architects of Moscow’s new VTB Arena are thrilled to hear of this decision.
 “What wonderful news! What a start for this new Russian masterpiece to be the center of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™!”, says architect-director Erick van Egeraat when presented with this latest news. “The VTB arena will be more than a soccer-arena; the multitude of functions will ensure enjoyment for its visitors for decades!” With a 300,000-m2 development surface the VTB Arena Park is one of the largest projects that will be developed in the Russian Federation in the coming years.
VTB Arena Park comprises the redevelopment of the Dynamo Moscow stadium and an articulation of the surrounding park. In contradiction with mono - functional sports arena’s Erick van Egeraat designs multifunctional urban regenerator,that will play a key role in transforming its wider surroundings. Erick van Egeraat’s 300,000-m2 multifunctional culture, health and sports centre will be developed on a 116,000-m2 site and will comprise a 45,000-seat Stadium Arena for Dynamo Moscow, a 10,000-seat Arena Hall, a Retail and Entertainment complex, restaurants, parking and other facilities. This careful mix of functions will ensure a self sustaining character.
“This challenging site embodies a great Russian tradition which we must honour. We have proposed a design that embraces the history and context of the Dynamo stadium and the Petrovski Park and creates a contemporary icon of the 21st century of which the people of Moscow can be proud. A project that will provide diversity to the area and reinforce its identity.”, says Erick van Egeraat. “Since its start in 1930 the FIFA World Cup™ will be held for the first time on Russian Federation soil. This opportunity can be regarded as a great venue for the growth of the nation and will further strengthen the confidence of the Russian people.”

Main Stadium for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia / Erick van Egeraat - eVolo | Architecture Magazine
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