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Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design, 3e is a vital book for anyone involved in architectural design, space management, and urban planning. The concepts presented in this book explain the link between design and human behavior. Understanding this link can enable a planner to use natural environmental factors to minimize loss and crime and to maximize productivity.This practical guide addresses several environmental settings, including major event facilities, small retail establishments, downtown streets, residential areas, and playgrounds. A one-stop resource with explanations of criminal behavior and the historical aspects of design, it teaches both the novice and the expert in crime prevention how to use the environment to affect human behavior in a positive manner.

Hardbound, 376 Pages

Published: July 2013

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-12-411635-1


  • Chapter One: Introduction to CPTEDChapter Two: Twenty Most Frequently Asked QuestionsChapter Three: CPTED Concepts & StrategiesChapter Four: Behavioral Precedents of CPTED: From Caves to Fast FoodsChapter Five: Using the Environment to Affect BehaviorChapter Six: Aesthetics, Environmental Clues and Territorial Behavior: Implications for CPTED PlanningChapter Seven: Crime & Loss PreventionChapter Eight: Examples of CPTED Strategies & ApplicationsChapter Nine: CPTED Implementation & Program PlanningChapter Ten: CPTED Training OutlineChapter Eleven: Objectives for a School EnvironmentChapter Twelve: Tackling Crime & Fear of Crime by Urban Planning & Architectural Design, by Paul van SoomerinChapter Thirteen: Checklist for a Successful CPTED Program, by Susan Geason, Ph.D., & Paul W. Wilson, Ph.D.Chapter Fourteen: CPTED in the Twenty-First Century, by Timothy D. Crowe & Severin Sorensen, CPPAppendix A: Broward County School CPTED MatrixAppendix B: CPTED Training OutlineAppendix C: School CPTED SurveyAppendix D: CPTED Design Directives for Dormitory and Student LoungesAppendix E: Convenience Stores and Gas Stops CPTED Assessment FormAppendix F: Mall & Shopping Center, CPTED Assessment FormAppendix G: Apartments, Condos & Public Housing, CPTED Assessment Form


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