Security and the architectural expression of territory

  • John Habraken
  • Published 2003 in
    Proceedings. International Symposium on…


Territory is about control of space and its defense against encroachment from outside. Existing forms can be used for territorial reasons, the way a river or mountain range forms a boundary between countries. But physical forms can also be made to serve territorial demarcation. The photographs In this work illustrate human beings' approaches to territory in the built environment. Key issues related to territory and security in modern society is considered.

DOI: 10.1109/ISTAS.2004.1344600

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@article{Habraken2003SecurityAT, title={Security and the architectural expression of territory}, author={John Habraken}, journal={Proceedings. International Symposium on Technology and Society, 2003. Crime Prevention, Security and Design. 2003.}, year={2003}, pages={7-9} }