Cheddar looks at the hidden ways that cities use design to thwart terrorism in this awesome video. In the video, we learn how cities protect citizens against terrorist attacks in subtle and often undetectable ways.


By using well placed benches, trees and monuments, things that often just look like decoration sometimes serve a much more important purpose. When Arsenal football club moved into their new stadium, they put a huge concrete “Arsenal” sign right outside. It looks great and would also stop a vehicular terrorist attack dead in its tracks, keeping all the Gunners fans safe and sound.

The Hidden Ways Cities Use Design To Thwart Terrorism

London actually has lots of other features like this littered all over the city. More and more, cities are finding innovative ways to protect people all whilst keeping everything looking nice!


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