Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design, Second Edition 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. Fully updated with substantial new material in each chapter Useful illustrations describe the design and layout concepts in an easy to understand manner Written by a well-qualified author in the fiel
Introduction to CPTED -- Twenty most frequently asked questions -- CPTED concepts and strategies -- Behavioral precedents of CPTED: from caves to fast food -- Using the environment to affect behavior -- Aesthetics, environmental cues, and territorial behavior, implications for CPTED planning -- Crime and loss prevention -- Examples of CPTED strategies and applications -- CPTED implemention program planning -- CPTED training outline -- Objectives for a school environment -- Tackling crime and fear of crime through urban planning and architectural design -- Checklist for a program of successful crime prevention through environmental design -- CPTED in the twenty-first century.