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Buildings and Fear
Recorded on November 15, 2007
What is the design response to increasing demands for secure buildings and pervasive fears of insecurity? Should designers expose or disguise hardened buildings? What are the practical, social, cultural, political, and moral issues that design must face in a world seen as at risk?
Part 1 of 3: David Childs.David Childs of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill has been dealing with these issues in the fishbowl of the World Trade Center site, where he designed Seven World Trade Center and is the architect of the Freedom Tower. He has also confronted them in his terms as Chairman of the National Capital Planning Commission and Chairman of the Commission of Fine Arts in Washington, DC.


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VIDEO: Buildings and Fear, Part 1