Creating defensible space

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U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Policy Development and Research, 1996 - Architecture - 123 pages
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The appearance of Oscar Newman's Defensible Space” in 1972 signaled the establishment of a new criminological subdiscipline that has come to be called by many Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design” or CPTED. Over the years, Mr. Newman's ideas have proven to have significant merit in helping the Nation's citizens reclaim their urban neighborhoods. This casebook will assist public & private organizations with the implementation of Defensible Space theory. This monograph draws directly from Mr. Newman's experience as consulting architect. Illustrations.

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Contents

INTRODIIOTION
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The effect of housing form on residents ability to control areas
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Initiating the process
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