Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design, Second Edition is a vital book for anyone involved in architectural design, space management, and urban planning. The concepts presented in this book explain the link between design and human behavior. Understanding this link can enable a planner to use natural environmental factors to minimize loss and crime and to maximize productivity.
This practical guide addresses several environmental settings, including major event facilities, small retail establishments, downtown streets, residential areas, and playgrounds. A one-stop resource with explanations of criminal behavior and the historical aspects of design, it teaches both the novice and the expert in crime prevention how to use the environment to affect human behavior in a positive manner.
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Number of pages: 360
Weight: 630 g
Dimensions: 252 x 195 x 20 mm
Edition: 2nd edition
Up-to-date examples of design solutions for crime prevention take center stage in this book. - Security Management
Particularly important are chapters in which poor CPTED designs are contrasted with effective ones, clear sketches elucidate the informative text. - Security Management
...has wide application beyond security professionals. Other stakeholders in the build environment will also find this update primer invaluable. - Security Management