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Security and Site Design: A Landscape Architectural Approach to Analysis, Assessment and Design Implementation

Security and Site Design: A Landscape Architectural Approach to Analysis, Assessment and Design Implementation

Leonard J. Hopper, Martha J. Droge

ISBN: 978-0-471-65583-1

Mar 2005

208 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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$85.00

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Written for the design professional, this book offers basic concepts for site security design and risk/threat assessment, and their relationship and integration into the overall design/streetscape projects.
* This book is the only reference to offer coverage of security design for the site, rather than for the building
* It provides landscape architects and other design professionals with the fundamental knowledge they need in order to work with clients and security consultants
* It includes guidelines for conducting security/risk assessments as well as case studies that offer a variety of site designs that successfully integrate security

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CHAPTER 1: Security Site Design.

HISTORY.

CONTEXT IN TODAY’S SECURITY-CONSCIOUS ENVIRONMENT.

ISSUES.

DAWN OF A NEW SITE ERA.

THE GOAL OF GOOD SECURITY DESIGN.

CHAPTER 2: A Framework for Understanding Site Security.

THE BASICS: PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES.

UNDERSTANDING THE RANGE OF THREATS.

UNDERSTANDING VIOLENT CRIME FROM EXTERNAL SOURCES.

PATTERNS OF PLANNED TERRORIST ATTACKS.

CHAPTER 3: Site Security Design Concepts.

SITE SURVEY.

THREAT ANALYSIS.

SITE SECURITY COUNTERMEASURES.

RISK MANAGEMENT.

DESIGNING WITH PERFORMANCE STANDARDS.

SUMMARY: TOWARD EFFECTIVE AND FLEXIBLE SECURITY STANDARDS.

CHAPTER 4: Case Studies.

URBAN STREETSCAPES: SOUTHWEST FEDERAL CENTER, WASHINGTON, D.C.

MONUMENTS AND MEMORIALS: WASHINGTON MONUMENT, LINCOLN MEMORIAL, AND JEFFERSON MEMORIAL.

SYMBOLICALLY IMPORTANT VIEWS, BUILDINGS, AND GATHERING AREAS: PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE AT THE WHITE HOUSE.

SYMBOLICALLY IMPORTANT VIEWS, BUILDINGS, AND GATHERING AREAS: CITY HALL PARK, NEW YORK CITY.

LOCAL GOVERNMENT: CALIFORNIA STATE HOUSE, SACRAMENTO.

OFFICE BUILDINGS AND PUBLIC SPACE: SITE SECURITY DESIGN AND COLLABORATIVE MANAGEMENT, RONALD REAGAN/INTERNATIONAL TRADE CENTER BUILDING, WASHINGTON, D.C.

PROGRAMMING AND PUBLIC–PRIVATE COLLABORATION IN SITE SECURITY: THE HANLEY FEDERAL BUILDING AND U.S. COURTHOUSE, SYRACUSE, NEW YORK.

CHAPTER 5: Conclusion.

TRADITIONAL BARRIERS.

IMPROVED SITE AMENITIES.

NEED FOR IMPACT STANDARDS.

COHESIVENESS OF SECURITY MEASURES.

THE FUTURE OF SECURITY AND SITE DESIGN.

EPILOGUE.

INDEX.