VOICES FROM THE INDUSTRY: Well-designed buildings shouldn’t forget security

The recent 10th anniversary observance of the bombing of Oklahoma City’s Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building by a domestic terrorist is once again a reminder to all of us in architecture-and all those who buy our services-that security has become more important in many cases than esthetics and efficiency these days in building design. We also are reminded by the events of nearly four years ago, when foreign terrorists used commercial aircraft as guided missiles to level the World Trade…

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