The Kojo Nnamdi Show: Architecture and Security, 3 p.m.

The look of Washington has been transformed in the past 10 years. Today, jersey barriers, concrete bollards, metal detectors and armed guards are the norm at government buildings. Security needs influence (and often dictate) design elements, functions and architectural aesthetics in ways you might never notice. Kojo hosts a conversation about how the legacy of 9/11 is shaping old and new buildings throughout our region.


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