Archinect - News 2014-11-22T20:29:54-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/33467115/weaponized-architecture Weaponized architecture Archinect 2012-01-05T17:24:27-05:00 >2012-01-08T10:34:01-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ff/ff7a19336f417b1e11f28f4e89685888.jpg" width="425" height="283" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>In Weaponized Architecture, architect L&eacute;opold Lambert looks at how architecture is conceived or instrumentalized as a political weapon. Lambert's study explores the power of architecture as a political weapon through history, from the wide 'boulevards' designed by Haussmann to allow for an easy movement of the artillery and cavalry in Paris to the mobile fences deployed by police forces during the G8 in Genoa to control mass demonstrations.</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>