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"Death Ray" Architect Blames His Car-Melting Skyscraper on Sunny Days

The 'power' of architecture.  (Even the most notable architects can make big blunders (twice in fact)).   Rafael Vinoly Architects' 20 Fenchurch Street (nicknamed the “Walkie Talkie" in London has been producing an unusually hot solar reflection, dubbed the “Death Ray”, with hot spot temperatures of 72 degrees celsius.  Article from gizmodo.com and the guardian newspaper

http://gizmodo.com/death-ray-architect-speaks-out-about-his-car-melting-1265000912

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2013/sep/06/walkie-talkie-architect-predicted-reflection-sun-rays

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Source: http://gizmodo.com/death-ray-architect-spe...