The Walkie Talkie building (with the less inspiring official name of 20 Fenchurch Street) in the City of London was completed in Spring 2014, and recently opened it’s top floors – known as the Sky Garden – to the public. In Autumn of 2013 during construction the building briefly became known as the Walkie Scorchie, as the sun reflected off of the concave glass creating a ray of light so hot that it melted parts of cars and heated the pavement to the point that you could fry an egg on it. This of course caused a media frenzy and I went along to photograph the events. [Since then the glass has been covered in a non reflective film to prevent this from happening].
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