Crime Prevention Through Housing Design

Crime Prevention Through Housing Design

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This book reviews the impact of residential design on crime and considers the current, and historic, importance placed upon crime prevention within the planning system. Armitage provides a comprehensive review of policy and practice in planning crime prevention both nationally and internationally. Bridging the gap between design and criminology, Armitage uses opportunity theories to provide practical recommendations for the implementation of design. Enhanced by extensive visual examples, the book promotes a collaborative, long-term approach of designing out crime, conveying the positive impact of design upon the environment and crime prevention. This book will appeal to scholars in criminology, policing, urban studies and architecture as well as practitioners in the role of planning, developing and managing residential housing.Samuels, R. (2005) Afterdark Design, Night Animation and Interpersonal Interaction: Towards a Community-Security ... Building Design, 1377, 2. ... Symes, M. and Pauwells, S. (1999) The Diffusion of Innovations in Urban Design: The Case of Sustainability in the Hulme Development Guide. ... Tilley, N. and Webb, J . (1994) Burglary Reduction: Findings from Safer Cities Schemes. ... London: Home Office.

Title:Crime Prevention Through Housing Design
Author:Rachel Armitage
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2013-08-23


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