Archinect - News 2014-07-30T11:18:56-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/30921307/designing-for-disaster Designing for disaster Archinect 2011-12-14T15:32:37-05:00 >2011-12-14T22:47:49-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5e/5e8fcc6a5e0b4eee718824d405b69811.jpg" width="380" height="253" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The mission facing architects today is fusing aesthetics and armor. In the aftermath of attacks on US embassies abroad, the 1995 truck-bombing of the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, and the 2001 terrorist takedown of the World Trade Towers, guidelines for government buildings and other potential targets such as museums and monuments assumed a quasi-military character.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>