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Can Architecture Make Abortion Clinics Safer?

Can Architecture Make Abortion Clinics Safer?
Can Architecture Make Abortion Clinics Safer?, A sign delineates the buffer zone outside of a Planned Parenthood in Burlington, Vermont. Image © afagen via Flickr
A sign delineates the buffer zone outside of a Planned Parenthood in Burlington, Vermont. Image © afagen via Flickr

Unable to afford architectural services, many abortion clinics in the US constantly struggle to create a buffer between themselves and the often radical anti-abortion protesters outside their walls (indeed, physical barriers - such as sprinkler systems - are often the only things that make clinic workers and their patients feel safe). To learn more about how architecture can help protect them, head over to Fast CoDesign for their fascinating article.

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Cite: Jennifer Whelan. "Can Architecture Make Abortion Clinics Safer?" 07 Jul 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/524651/can-architecture-make-abortion-clinics-safer/> ISSN 0719-8884