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Rafael Viñoly
Photo Credit: Gitschier J. (2011)
“Who cares if you fry somebody in Las Vegas, right?”
Rafael Viñoly, Architect, on the toxicity of his design for the Vdara hotel in Las Vegas
Source: New York Magazine, September 13, 2013
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From the review:  Rafael Viñoly,  has earned unhappy fame as the creator of a curving, 37-story building in London that turns out to focus sunshine into car-melting rays. (Oops.) He also designed a similarly concave Las Vegas hotel, the Vdara, that boosted the tanning process by the pool—but that’s okay, he joked to the Guardian, because “who cares if you fry somebody in Las Vegas, right?”

 

 

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