Saturday, March 5, 2011

Vdara Death Ray

I found this article interesting - and it reinforced my dislike for fully glazed buildings. Silly architects, stop trying to cook humans.

"The tall, sleek, curving Vdara Hotel at CityCenter on the Strip is a thing of beauty.

But the south-facing tower is also a collector and bouncer of sun rays, which -- if you're at the hotel's swimming pool at the wrong time of day and season -- can singe your hair and melt your plastic drink cups and shopping bags.

Hotel pool employees call the phenomenon the "Vdara death ray."..."

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1 comment:

  1. the Death ray was crazy. I couldnt believe it when I first heard about it. Its good they fixed it.