21st Century Security and CPTED: Designing for Critical by Randall I. Atlas

By Randall I. Atlas

The proposal of Crime Prevention via Environmental layout (CPTED) has passed through dramatic adjustments during the last a number of many years seeing that C. Ray Jeffery coined the time period within the early Seventies, and Tim Crowe wrote the 1st CPTED functions e-book. the second one version of 21st Century defense and CPTED comprises the newest conception, wisdom, and perform of CPTED because it pertains to the present defense threats dealing with the trendy global: robbery, violent crime, terrorism, gang task, and college and office violence.

This considerably increased variation comprises the most recent assurance of right lighting fixtures, development design—both the internal and exterior—physical defense limitations, using fencing, bollards, traditional surveillance, landscaping, and panorama layout. Such layout techniques and safety components should be utilized to handle a wide selection of threats together with crime prevention, blast mitigation, and CBRNE danger protection.

Authored through one of many U.S.’s well known protection experts—and a ideal architect and criminologist—the ebook is the main complete exam of CPTED and CPTED ideas on hand. This version features a whole replace of all chapters as well as 5 new chapters, over seven-hundred determine illustrations and photographs, a variety of tables and checklists, and a 20-page colour plate part. This most modern edition:



  • Features 5 new chapters together with eco-friendly and sustainable constructions, infrastructure defense, and premises liability

  • Presents step by step guidance and real-world functions of CPTED techniques, rules and processes—from probability overview to development and post-occupancy evaluation

  • Outlines nationwide development defense codes and standards

  • Examines architectural surety from the point of view of possibility research and premises liability

  • Demonstrates CPTED implementation in high-security environments, equivalent to hospitals, parks, ATMs, faculties, and private and non-private area buildings


A sensible source for architects, city planners and architects, safeguard managers, legislation enforcement, CPTED practitioners, development and estate managers, fatherland defense execs, and scholars, 21st Century safety and CPTED, moment Edition continues to function the main entire and up to date reference on hand on next-generation CPTED practices today.

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