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Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design
2nd Edition - March 30, 2000
Author: Timothy Crowe
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Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design, Second Edition is a vital book for anyone involved in architectural design, space management, and urban planning. The concepts… Read more
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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 field of crime prevention
Introduction to CPTED; Crime and Loss Prevention; CPTED Concepts and Strategies; Historical Precedents of CPTED; Behavior Precedents of CPTED; Using the Environment to Affect Behavior; Aesthetics; Environmental Cues; and Territorial Behavior; Examples of CPTED Strategies and Applications; Appendices; Glossary; Index
No. of pages: 352
Published: March 30, 2000
Hardback ISBN: 9780750671989
Timothy Crowe, Editor Emeritus, was an international crime-prevention expert and criminologist specializing in consulting and training services in law enforcement, crime prevention, juvenile delinquency and control, and major event law enforcement services planning. He served in state government and with several consulting firms and provided security services for Republican and Democratic national conventions. He authored the first and second editions of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design, the standard textbook in the field of CPTED. Mr. Crowe was formerly the director of the National Crime Prevention Institute at the University of Louisville and created NCPI's CPTED training program.
Affiliations and expertise
Formerly the Director of the National Crime Prevention Institute at the University of Louisville, USA