Security Planning and Design: A Guide for Architects and Building Design Professionals

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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

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The must-have guide to designing for security

This important reference from the American Institute of Architects presents a useful resource of fundamental, up-to-date information for security planning in both new and existing facilities. Written by specialist contributors from the fields of building design, crime prevention, blast mitigation, and biological protection, Security Planning and Design offers real-world concepts, principles, and processes for building security and safety design–including assessing a client’s needs and working with physical security consultants.

This single volume addresses a full spectrum of security issues and considerations that drive the need for security planning and design, including:

  • Security Design Concepts
  • Security Evaluation and Planning
  • Building Hardening
  • Security Technology
  • Biochemical and Radiological Protection
  • Security and Emergency Operations
  • Putting Security into Practice

Complete with sample security applications, Security Planning and Design is a valuable guide for architects, facility managers, and building owners.

About the Author:

THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS was founded in 1857. Through education, community redevelopment, and public outreach activities, the AIA and its 70,000 members work to achieve a more humane built environment and a higher standard of professionalism for architects.

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