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By Dr Paul Stollard, Paul. Stollard

Книга Crime Prevention via Housing layout Crime Prevention via Housing DesignКниги Строительство Автор: P. Stollard Год издания: 1990 Формат: pdf Издат.:Taylor & Francis Страниц: 108 Размер: 3.5 ISBN: 0419153705 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:This ebook presents particular information for architects, planners, and housing managers on designing to discourage crime. whereas each property and neighbourhood has assorted difficulties which require exact options, the method which ends up in the suggestions stands out as the related.

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In the short-term they should ensure that the upgrading process is as simple and painless as possible. The ‘buildability’ of the proposals is crucial: how easy it is to construct without causing further problems? These principles need to be applied to each aspect of the design. In the long-term they need to consider how the improvements they make will be ‘managed’. This will involve designing to reduce the amount of maintenance necessary and to make repair and replacement simple and inexpensive.

Quantitative data was obtained by means of a self-completion questionnaire administered to 400 households, with 202 completed questionnaires returned. Thirdly, a lighting designer carried out a technical survey of the three estates, drawing up his recommendations to respond to residents’ concerns and priorities. The recommendations included details of where lights should be positioned, the types of lamps to be used, the lux levels to be achieved and repair and maintenance procedures which should be introduced.

This concept has influenced the provision of a hierarchical and disjointed urban landscape. Hillier argues that the idea of such localized enclosures where a well defined space is uniquely associated with the buildings that open on to it is not the answer NEIGHBOURHOODS 25 to the urban problem, but rather the problem itself. He states that the indiscriminate use of enclosures is responsible for the creation of fragmentary and under used spaces where little happens: the ‘urban desert’ effect. Hillier advocates an alternative to inward facing, self absorbed neighbourhood communities, stating that since research indicates that a higher proportion of burglaries occur in segregated areas, open out-ward facing layouts with integration given priority over exclusion and group territory are a more appropriate design solution.

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