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

Web Abstract: 
Collects the contributions of several authors to provide architects and other design professionals with guidance in security planning for both new and existing facilities. Basic design concepts are emphasized and readers are provided with information to help conduct an assessment of client needs as well as work with consultants who specialize in implementing security measures. Included are chapters on defining security needs, understanding threats, blast mitigation, building systems, facility operations, and biochemical protection, along with guidelines for conducting client security assessments. A best practices section shows how security can be integrated into design solutions. Includes a list of organizations, 21 references, and a glossary.
Author: 
Demkin, Joseph, ed.
ISBN: 
ISBN-0-471-27156-X
Media Type: 
Text
Publication Date: 
12/31/2003
Page Numbers: 
240
Resource List Category: 
References to Books and Other Media