A trip to the Burning Man Festival in the Nevada desert inspired Portland architect David Butts to try something new. He returned to the festival a year later with a mirrored steel “sunflower” that concentrates sunlight so powerfully that it can melt plastic - or cook hot dogs.
First Broadcast: 2007
Producer: Ed Jahn
Videographer/Editor: Nicholas Fisher
Videographer: Tom Shrider
Audio: William Ward