Washington’s architecture scarred by 9/11

In the nation’s capital, it seems architecture is being shaped by post-9/11 fears. From bomb-proof glass, to constant surveillance and physical barriers, it’s obvious security is top priority in Washington DC. ­Witold Rybczynski, architect and professor at the University of Pennsylvania, calls the fixation on security “bollard envy,” where bollards, now ubiquitous fixtures in Washington, […]