architecture and the riots

I recently attended a really great community event in London called High Street 2012 about a communities relationship with the city:

 As part of it there was an input about urban riots in relation to architecture. I think it's really useful to get an architectural insight into some of the issues. See these articles, a key point Wouter made was that the urban neighbourhoods of the banlieu riots and the London riots are very similar in architectural terms (high density 1960's high rise):