Building Security Handbook for Architectural Planning and Design
Rok vydání: 2004
Nárok na dopravu zdarma
* Illustrates how to assess and respond to threats from terrorism, natural disasters, emergencies, chemical and biological agents, crime, and workplace safety
* Provides one-stop reference on security planning, design, technology, building operations, disaster response, recovery, and crisis management
* Includes over 50 multidisciplinary contributors from over 30 professional firms, public agencies and nonprofit organizations across the United States
Whether planning for new construction, renovations, or security upgrades of existing facilities, Building Security: Handbook for Architectural Planning and Design is the definitive twenty-first century reference on security design, technology, building operations, and disaster planning. Award-winning architect and author Barbara A. Nadel, FAIA provides security design solutions for creating safe commercial, institutional, industrial, and residential buildings in the post-September 11, 2001, environment. Generously illustrated with 600 photos, drawings, tables, and checklists, this comprehensive compendium addresses protection from terrorism, natural disasters, chemical and biological agents, crime, and workplace violence, along with thorough, detailed coverage of: * Lessons learned from benchmark events * Planning and design of over 20 building types * Historic preservation security guidelines * Home and business disaster planning, response, and recovery * Emergency management and facility procedures * Protective structural design * Mechanical, electrical, and fire protection design * Chemical and biological protection * Construction site emergency response guidelines * Technology and security design * Codes, standards, and security guidelines * Liability exposure after September 11, 2001 This essential volume is the single-source reference for architects, engineers, planners, building owners, facility managers, construction and real estate professionals, public officials, safety specialists, educators, and students seeking to create safe, secure, and well-designed environments. Building Security: Handbook for Architectural Planning and Design received the 2003 Milka Bliznakov Prize Commendation from the International Archive of Women in Architecture.