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Paranoid Style Popular for National Security Buildings

Move along. Nothing to see here.

June 09, 2017

Window peepers trying to get a glimpse of security secrets are dissuaded by the very aura of the architecture that houses the nation's spies.    

Citylab.com's Kriston Capps posts a very interesting article on how headquarters for the NSA and other like-minded agencies have created both the emotional stance and the structural security required for deep intelligence work.

Buildings clad in copper to block electromagnetic signals, blast-proof windows, car moats and a “landscaped demilitarized zone between the building and the street” are some of the features Capps highlights.

Read The Dark Architecture of National Security here.

 

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