Luke Mihaere||||||||||Nooks and crannies may look good, but they can attract the wrong sort|Tamir Addadi’s Nairobi office complex wont be behind gates and fences|A lack of “dead areas” mean that crime is much harder to commit|At Heron Tower, an enormous fish tank disguises scary X-ray equipment|In the event of a blast, Heron Tower’s facade will act like a net|“Sentry planters” with steel frames can withstand the force of a car|Planters in situ at Canary Wharf – the friendly face of defensive space|St Helier’s new Esplanade Quarter, masterplanned by Hopkins Architects|Depite its appealing looks, terrorism is seen as a genuine threat to the safety of the Jersey development||
17 May 2011

Siege mentality

Words by James McLachlan

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