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People Are Sharing All Of The Hostile Architecture They've Come Across

March 9, 2020 382.8k views20 items

In recent years hostile architecture has become a hot topic in cities and communities. Hostile architecture - which some have dubbed anti-homeless architecture - occurs when spikes, metal bars, and other deterrents are built into public fixtures to discourage homeless citizens from taking shelter in certain spaces. 

There has been a lot of controversy concerning the implementation of this defensive architecture, with some parties arguing that it only creates more difficulties for homeless people seeking refuge. There's even a subreddit that features examples of this growing trend, and some are astonishing.