Securing perimeters: 7 links on designing for security



  1. Free download from the Design Council: Designing out crime: a designers’ guide.
  2. Ecobuild conference, Architects, planners and the post riot city, Thu 22 March, 11:15–12:15.
  3. Secured by Design 3D toolkit including dwelling boundaries, landscape planting and street lighting scenarios.
  4. Landscape Institute urban green space case study: Angell Town Estate, Brixton.
  5. An article on The Dirt about bomb-sniffing borders and thorny hedges: ‘Plants Go on High Alert’.
  6. This Big City with a US perspective on residential security: Can Gated Communities be Considered Socially Sustainable?
  7. Related External Works blog post: “Designing out crime”, street furniture and soft landscaping.

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