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.
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.
"An excellent reference for any reader concerned about creating a secure work environment." (Professional Safety, 3/1/2004)