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Security and site design : a landscape architectural approach to analysis, assessment, and design implementation
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Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, 2005
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9780471655831
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Summary

Written for the design professional, this book offers basicconcepts for site security design and risk/threat assessment, andtheir relationship and integration into the overalldesign/streetscape projects.
* This book is the only reference to offer coverage of securitydesign for the site, rather than for the building
* It provides landscape architects and other design professionalswith the fundamental knowledge they need in order to work withclients and security consultants
* It includes guidelines for conducting security/risk assessmentsas well as case studies that offer a variety of site designs thatsuccessfully integrate security


Author Notes

Leonard J. Hopper is Chief Landscape Architect and Head of the New York City Housing Authority's Landscape Architecture division, and a faculty member at the City College School of Architecture and Environmental Studies.


Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Security Site Design
History
Context In Today's Security-Conscious Environment
Issues
Dawn Of A New Site Era
The Goal Of Good Security Design
Chapter 2 a Framework for Understanding Site Security
The Basics: Professional Responsibilities
Understanding The Range Of Threats
Understanding Violent Crime From External Sources
Patterns Of Planned Terrorist Attacks
Chapter 3 Site Security Design Concepts
Site Survey
Threat Analysis
Site Security Countermeasures
Risk Management
Designing With Performance Standards
Summary: Toward Effective And Flexible Security Standards
Chapter 4 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, Sacramento
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
Chapter 5 Conclusion
Traditional Barriers
Improved Site Amenities
Need For Impact Standards
Cohesiveness Of Security Measures
The Future Of Security And Site Design
Epilogue
Index
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