Design for Secure Residential Environments
A Technical Handbook

By Steve Crouch, et al.
May 1999
Longman, UK
144 pages, Illustrated
$49.50 paper original

This book examines how buildings should be assessed for security measures. It then looks at the design of external & communal areas, how lighting can improve security and methods of making doors and windows secure. It describes various modes of electronic security, how to plan and implement suitable security measures and concludes with a chapter suggesting future developments in crime prevention.

Chapters include: Introduction. Assessment process. Design process: external and communal areas. Design process: lighting for safety & security. Design process: entrance doors & windows. Electronic Means of security. Planning & implementation process. The future. Bibliography.

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