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

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

The American Institute of Architects , Joseph A. Demkin (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-471-27156-7

Nov 2003

256 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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$95.00

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This important reference from the American Institute of Architects provides architects and other design professionals with the guidance they need to plan for security in both new and existing facilities
Security is one of the many design considerations that architects must address and in the wake of the September 11th 2001 events, it has gained a great deal of attention
This book emphasises basic concepts and provides the architect with enough information to conduct an assessment of client needs as well as work with consultants who specialise in implementing security measures. Included are chapters on defining security needs, understanding threats, blast mitigation, building systems, facility operations and biochemical protection.
* Important reference on a design consideration that is growing in importance
* Provides architects with the fundamental knowledge they need to work with clients and with security consultants
* Includes guidelines for conducting client security assessments
* Best practices section shows how security can be integrated into design solutions
* Contributors to the book represent an impressive body of knowledge and specialise in areas such as crime prevention, blast mitigation, and biological protection

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Preface.

Acknowledgments.

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.

Index. 

"…a valuable resource for system integrators, facility managers, and building owners" (Security Management, 6/1/2004)

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