Honeycomb Projects: An Architectural Crime Problem

December 1980
Quintessence International;Dec1980, Vol. 11 Issue 12, p86
Academic Journal
The article reports on the failure of the various security devices which were equipped in a certain building at honeycomb projects in Los Angeles, California in preventing crime in the vicinity of the said building. It notes that said devices generally do nothing but hamper police access into the building and protect illegal activity within. It notes that police officers responding to crimes are usually restricted to entering one controlled entrance while criminals have a number of exits.


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