Terrorism

August 19, 2011, 7am PDT
A decade after terrorist attacks looked to usher in an age of security-heavy architecture, new projects in cities are eschewing the security bunker for eyes and feet on the street.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer
December 20, 2010, 10am PST
Reports to Congress have suggested a terrorist attack on a minor substation could knock out the whole grid. An infrastructure expert says, "That's a bunch of hooey."
Miller-McCune
May 10, 2010, 8am PDT
Slate's Fred Kaplan points out that the Times Square bomber was thwarted because of Jacob's famous "eyes on the street."
Slate
December 8, 2008, 10am PST
Buildings and public spaces were the focus of recent terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India. This op-ed wonders how the building and design professions should respond.
Buildings
December 1, 2008, 2pm PST
As Mumbai recovers from the recent terrorist attacks, social worker Katia Savchuk reflects on how cities can be resilient to terrorism.
Where
August 11, 2008, 7am PDT
Security is a major concern during large public events like the Olympics. The Chinese government is making preparations for a safe event, but could they go too far?
Buildings Magazine
June 13, 2008, 6am PDT
<p>MI5 has requested that planners and architects keep some details of building designs top secret as part of the fight against terrorism.</p>
The Architect's Journal
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