Building Security: Handbook for Architectural Planning and Design

 
9780071411714: Building Security: Handbook for Architectural Planning and Design

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, and over 50 national experts provide 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.

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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.

Book Description:
* 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

CONTRIBUTOR AFFILIATIONS
AMEC Construction Management Inc.
The Anti-Defamation League
Art Commission of the City of New York
Barbara Nadel Architect
Battelle Memorial Institute
DMJM
Flack + Kurtz Inc.
Fougeron Architecture
Harper Perkins Architects
HLW International LLP
HOK Sport + Venue +Event
International Association of Assembly Managers
KGA Architecture
National Crime Prevention Council
National Multi Housing Council
National Park Service
New York State Department of Correctional Services
New York State Department of Health
Oldcastle Glass
Planned Parenthood
RKK&G Museum & Cultural Facilities Consultants, Inc.
RTKL Associates, Inc.
Sako & Associates, Inc.
Skanska USA Building Inc
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Terrance J. Brown, FAIA
Thomas Blurock Architects
Thomas Phifer & Partners
The Thornton-Tomasetti Group Inc.
U.S. General Services Administration
Victor O. Schinnerer & Company, Inc.
Zetlin & De Chiara LLP

About the Author:

Barbara A. Nadel, FAIA, principal of Barbara Nadel Architect, specializes in planning and design of justice, healthcare, and institutional facilities. As an accomplished practitioner and journalist, Ms. Nadel's work on design, security, technology, and business has appeared in over 100 publications, including Architectural Record, Engineering News Record, and Time Saver Standards for Building Types. She has been interviewed and quoted in many publications and media outlets, including The New York Times, Fox News Channel, The Wall Street Journal, Newsday, La Libre Belgique, and others.

Well known in the architecture, design, and construction industry, Ms. Nadel was national 2001 Vice President of the American Institute of Architects, served twice on the national AIA Board of Directors, chaired the AIA Advertising Committee (responsible for creating a multimillion dollar print and radio advertising campaign), and chaired the AIA Committee on Architecture for Justice. She has received honor awards for outstanding leadership, service, and impact on the architectural profession.

Ms. Nadel is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design (Bachelor of Architecture, Bachelor of Fine Arts) and the State University of New York at Binghamton (Bachelor of Arts, Pre-Architecture). She has taught design and is a frequent guest lecturer and design award juror.

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