21 Mar '13, 10am

Bad neighbors. Interesting....

Bad neighbors. Interesting....

There is no question that structures with expansive, shining surfaces are appealing. Their reflectivity also serves a purpose, dramatically reducing solar heat gain throughout the year. But lacking adequate concern for the reflected light and redirected and/or concentrated solar radiation has caused personal injury, glare, heat damage, and overheating of adjacent buildings. ----- Advertising ----- In 2010 reports emerged about the "Vdara Death Ray"—concentrated reflections that burned sunbathers on the Las Vegas hotel's pool deck. In a similar case, light reflected from the facade of the Wynn hotel tower burned the roofing materials on the building's podium as they were about to be installed. Both cases involved a concave, curved facade of highly reflective glass facing the sun for part of the day. Similar problems were created by Frank Gehry's Disney Hall in Los Angeles, ...

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