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Security Planning and Design. A Guide for Architects and Building Design Professionals

  • ID: 2213994
  • Book
  • November 2003
  • 256 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
The must–have guide to designing for security

This important reference from the American Institute of Architects presents a useful resource of fundamental, up–to–date information for security planning in both new and existing facilities. Written by specialist contributors from the fields of building design, crime prevention, blast mitigation, and biological protection, Security Planning and Design offers real–world concepts, principles, and processes for building security and safety design including assessing a client’s needs and working with physical security consultants.

This single volume addresses a full spectrum of security issues and considerations that drive the need for security planning and design, including:

  • Security Design Concepts
  • Security Evaluation and Planning
  • Building Hardening
  • Security Technology
  • Biochemical and Radiological Protection
  • Security and Emergency Operations
  • Putting Security into Practice

Complete with sample security applications, Security Planning and Design is a valuable guide for architects, facility managers, and building owners.

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1. Security in the Built Environment.

2. Understanding Threats.

3. Security Design Concepts.

4. Security  Planning and Evaluation.

5. Building Hardening.

6. Building Security Technologies.

7. Biochemical and Radiological Building Protection.

8. Security and Emergency Operations.

9. Putting Security into Practice.

Appendix A: Organizations.

Appendix B: Publications.

Appendix C: Glossary.


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