Security Planning and Design: A Guide for Architects and Building Design Professionals / Edition 1

Security Planning and Design: A Guide for Architects and Building Design Professionals / Edition 1

by The American Institute of Architects
     
 

ISBN-10: 047127156X

ISBN-13: 9780471271567

Pub. Date: 10/17/2003

Publisher: Wiley

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

Overview

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471271567
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/17/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
7.76(w) x 9.31(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

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. 

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