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Building Security: Handbook for Architectural Planning and Design / Edition 1

Building Security: Handbook for Architectural Planning and Design / Edition 1

by Barbara A. Nadel


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071411714
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 04/06/2004
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 672
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.44(d)

About the Author

Barbara A. Nadel, FAIA, principal of Barbara Nadel Architect, specializes in planning and design of justice, healthcare, and institutional facilities. As an accomplished practitioner and journalist, Ms. Nadel's work on design, security, technology, and business has appeared in over 100 publications, including Architectural Record, Engineering News Record, and Time Saver Standards for Building Types. She has been interviewed and quoted in many publications and media outlets, including The New York Times, Fox News Channel, The Wall Street Journal, Newsday, La Libre Belgique, and others.

Well known in the architecture, design, and construction industry, Ms. Nadel was national 2001 Vice President of the American Institute of Architects, served twice on the national AIA Board of Directors, chaired the AIA Advertising Committee (responsible for creating a multimillion dollar print and radio advertising campaign), and chaired the AIA Committee on Architecture for Justice. She has received honor awards for outstanding leadership, service, and impact on the architectural profession.

Ms. Nadel is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design (Bachelor of Architecture, Bachelor of Fine Arts) and the State University of New York at Binghamton (Bachelor of Arts, Pre-Architecture). She has taught design and is a frequent guest lecturer and design award juror.

Table of Contents

Part I: Achieving Transparent Security

Chapter 1: Lessons Learned from September 11, 2001 and other Benchmark Events

Chapter 2: Security Master Planning

Chapter 3: Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design

Part II: Planning & Design

Chapter 4: Arenas, Sports Facilities, Convention Centers, Performing Arts Facilities: Safety and Security after September 11, 2001

Chapter 5: Commercial High-Rise Egress Systems

Chapter 6: Courthouse Security

Chapter 7: Federally Owned or Leased Office Buildings: Security Design

Chapter 8: Health Care Security

Chapter 9: Historic Preservation Guidance for Security Design

Chapter 10: Hospitality Facilities: Security Planning and Design

Chapter 11: Multifamily Housing: Security Checklist for Building Owners and Real Estate Professionals

Chapter 12: Home and Business Security, Disaster Planning, Response and Recovery

Chapter 13: Industrial Facilities: Safety, Security, Site Selection and Workplace Violence

Chapter 14: Lobby Security Design: First Impressions

Chapter 15: Museum and Cultural Facility Security

Chapter 16: Perimeter Security: The Aesthetics of Protection

Chapter 17: Religious Institutions and Community Centers: Security Planning

Chapter 18: Research Facilities: Security Planning

Chapter 19: Retail Security Design

Chapter 20: School Security: Designing Safe Learning Environments

Chapter 21: Women's Health Centers: Workplace Safety and Security

Part III: Engineering

Chapter 22: Protective Design of Structures

Chapter 23: Mechanical, Electrical, Fire Protection Design

Chapter 24: Chemical and Biological Protection

Chapter 25: Construction Cost Estimating for Security Related Projects

Chapter 26: Construction: Emergency Response - Lessons Learned from September 11, 2001

Part IV: Technology and Materials

Chapter 27: Security Technology

Chapter 28: Selecting and Specifying Security Technology Products: A Primer for Building Owners and Facility Managers

Chapter 29: Glazing and Security Glass Applications

Part V: Codes and Liability

Chapter 30: Codes, Standards, and Guidelines for Security Planning and Design

Chapter 31: Liability Exposure After September 11, 2001 

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