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Security and Site Design
A Landscape Architectural Approach to Analysis, Assessment, and Design Implementation
by Leonard J. Hopper
Martha J. Droge

Features:

  • The only reference to offer coverage of security design for the site, rather than for the building
  • Provides landscape architects and other design professionals with the fundamental knowledge they need in order to work with clients and security consultants
  • Includes guidelines for conducting security/risk assessments as well as case studies that offer a variety of site designs that successfully integrate security

Security and Site Design is written for the design professional and offers basic concepts for site security design and risk/threat assessment, and their relationship and integration into the overall design/streetscape projects.

Contents

  • Security Site Design
    • History
    • Context in Today's Security-Conscious Environment
    • Issues
    • Dawn of a New Site Era
    • The Goal of Good Security Design

  • A Framework for Understanding Site Security
    • The Basics: Professional Responsibilities
    • Understanding the Range of Threats
    • Understanding Violent Crime From External Sources
    • Patterns of Planted Terrorist Attacks

  • Site Security Design Concepts
    • Site Survey
    • Threat Analysis
    • Site Security Countermeasures
    • Risk Management
    • Designing with Performance Standards
    • Summary: Toward Effective and Flexible Security Standards

  • 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, Sacremento
    • 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

  • Conclusion
    • Traditional Barriers
    • Improved Site Amenities
    • Need for Impact Standards
    • Cohesiveness of Security Measures
    • The Future of Security and Site Design

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Security and Site Design
A Landscape Architectural Approach to Analysis, Assessment, and Design Implementation
by Leonard J. Hopper and Martha J. Droge

2005 195 pages $79.00 + shipping
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