Parabolic office block melts car
there’s a right media scrum converged on a bright patch of pavement on Eastcheap at the moment
I walked through the scrum at lunchtime, didn’t know what was happening until I walked past and my beard nearly set on fire…Posted 4 years ago
Interestingly, there were a lot of Asian TV crews there.
I really wouldn’t be surprised if they did it on purpose for a bit of media exposure and that the aluminium car was a plant.CaptainFlashheartMember
Oddly, even though it’s just over the road, I haven’t got round to heading over to have a look yet!
I did stay at the other hotel mentioned in that article above recently though, the Aria. Could only really see it from one of the pools at the back, but it sure as hell was a bright reflection! Didn’t think anything about it at the time, though, no idea it was frazzling people!Posted 4 years agoRichie_BSubscriber
I hope that Mr Viñolyis’ PI insurance gets spanked to within an inch of its life.
If I was the glazing manufacturer/designer or glass manufacturer I would be hastily looking through my paperwork as well. The only people who are going to do well out of this one are the contractor and the solicitorsPosted 4 years agoCountZeroMember
Fryscraper! Genius, I wish I’d thought that one up. 😀Posted 4 years ago
It is a really ugly building, though; it has no real redeeming features that I can see. Nor do the others surrounding the Gerkin. Bloke in the paper today reporting on it measured the temp at nearly 98?!
Pity it isn’t right on the river, could have done an Archimedes, and fried waterborne invaders.woody21Subscriber
Nottingham had / has got a death mirror that could incinerate pigeons
Designed by Anish KapoorPosted 4 years ago
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