Many burglars are amateur experts in architecture: whether it’s learning a building’s floor plan to escape via an air duct, registering as a fake company to request a building’s private blueprints or tunneling into the side of a building from an alleyway dumpster, burglars can reveal vulnerabilities in human-made structures that most people never notice. Geoff Manaugh, the creator of BLDGBLOG, a popular blog on architecture, joins us to talk about his new book , “A Burglar’s Guide To The City,” and what’s revealed when we see a city through a thief’s eyes.
Geoff Manaugh Reveals The City Seen Through Burglars' Eyes
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Geoff Manaugh (Photo: Nicola Twilley)
Geoff Manaugh, an architecture and design blog launched in 2004. He is also former senior editor of Dwell magazine. His most recent book is "A Burglar's Guide to the City.'"