Khali wrote:If you happen to be in London I suggest you avoid getting close to Fenchurch Street. Seems there is a new building there that's been accused of melting parts off a car, setting a door mat on fire, and blistering the skin on a lemon. All by just reflecting sun light. Sadly there are no pictures of the melted Jaguar.
bthylafh wrote:IIRC there's a hotel in Las Vegas that had/has a similar problem - people who'd go swimming in its pool or sitting poolside would end up getting really bad sunburn because its shape focused sunlight there.
JohnC wrote:Well, he's an architect - he doesn't need to know any stupid laws of physics, all he has to know is how to draw pretty shapes
just brew it! wrote:JohnC wrote:Well, he's an architect - he doesn't need to know any stupid laws of physics, all he has to know is how to draw pretty shapes
Sure, curves look cool; but someone needs to tell this guy that when he's dealing with reflective exterior surfaces he needs to go with convex shapes instead of concave!