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Old Posted Sep 8, 2019, 7:18 PM
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Originally Posted by gillynova View Post
Even with the LED lights at night?
Led lights = FAIL

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The aluminum bands that loop around the arena are punctuated by hundreds of dart-like perforations that add depth. They’re also reminders of a design idea that didn’t pan out.

The idea was that each slit would be illuminated from inside at night, but everyone soon realized that the self-contained lights in each panel would be a nightmare to maintain
. The perforations stayed as a visual accent -- and have thin strands of wire hidden inside to keep out birds.
https://projects.sfchronicle.com/gui.../architecture/

They should have just reconsidered the whole scheme. I'd rather have seen the thing clad in shiny metal (aluminum or whatever).
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