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A death ray from the Walkie Talkie scorchie

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Issue 2370

The Walkie Talkie building’s concave structure focused the sun into a 50 centigrade solar “death ray” in central London last week. It melted the inside of a car—tragically a sports Jaguar. It happened due to cost cutting during construction. Architect Rafael Vinoly has form. 

He built Las Vegas Vdara Hotel called “Death Ray Hotel”

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