Building Security: Handbook for Architectural Planning and Design by Barbara A. NadelBuilding Security: Handbook for Architectural Planning and Design by Barbara A. Nadel

Building Security: Handbook for Architectural Planning and Design

byBarbara A. Nadel

Hardcover | April 27, 2004

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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, 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.

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, Engi...
Title:Building Security: Handbook for Architectural Planning and DesignFormat:HardcoverPublished:April 27, 2004Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071411712

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Achieving Transparent Security

Chapter 1: Lessons Learned from September 11, 2001 and other Benchmark Events (Barbara A. Nadel, FAIA)

Chapter 2: Security Master Planning (David Thompson, AIA and Bill McCarthy, AIA)

Chapter 3: Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (Terri Kelly)

Part 2: Planning & Design

Chapter 4: Arenas, Sports Facilities, Convention Centers, Performing Arts Facilities: Safety and Security after September 11, 2001 (Russ Simmons, Gerald Anderson, AIA, and the International Association of Assembly Managers, Safety and Security Task Force)

Chapter 5: Commercial High-Rise Egress Systems (Carl Galioto, FAIA)

Chapter 6: Courthouse Security (Kenneth J. Jandura, AIA, and David R. Campbell, PE)

Chapter 7: Federally Owned or Leased Office Buildings: Security Design (Terry Leach, AIA)

Chapter 8: Health Care Security (Thomas M. Jung, R.A.)

Chapter 9: Historic Preservation Guidance for Security Design (Sharon C. Park, FAIA and Caroline R. Alderson)

Chapter 10: Hospitality Facility Security (Bradley D. Schulz, AIA)

Chapter 11: Multifamily Housing: Security Checklist for Building Owners and Real Estate Professionals (James W. Harris)

Chapter 12: Home and Business Security, Disaster Planning, Response and Recovery (Barbara A. Nadel, FAIA)

Chapter 13: Industrial Facilities and Office Buildings: Safety, Security, Site Selection and Workplace Violence (Barbara A. Nadel, FAIA)

Chapter 14: Lobby Security Design: First Impressions (Casey L. Jones)

Chapter 15: Museum and Cultural Facility Security (Arthur Rosenblatt, FAIA)

Chapter 16: Perimeter Security: The Aesthetics of Protection (Deborah Bershad and Jean Parker Phifer, AIA)

Chapter 17: Religious Institutions and Community Centers (Anti-Defamation League)

Chapter 18: Research Facilities: Security Planning (Regis Gaughan, PE, Joseph Calabrese, PE, and Stanley Stark, AIA)

Chapter 19: Retail Security Design (Jeffrey J. Gunning, AIA, and Lance K. Josal, AIA)

Chapter 20: School Security: Designing Safe Learning Environments (Thomas Blurock, AIA)

Chapter 21: Women's Health Centers: Workplace Safety and Security (Barbara A. Nadel, FAIA)

Part 3: Engineering

Chapter 22: Protective Design of Structures (Richard L. Tomasetti, PE, and John Abruzzo, PE)

Chapter 23: Mechanical, Electrical, Fire Protection Design (Andrew Hlushko, PE)

Chapter 24: Chemical and Biological Protection (Michael C. Janus, PE, and William K. Blewett)

Part 4: Construction

Chapter 25: Construction Cost Estimating for Security- Related Projects (Elizabeth J. Heider, AIA)

Chapter 26: Construction: Emergency Response - Lessons Learned from September 11, 2001 (Lewis J. Mintzer)

Part 5: Technology and Materials

Chapter 27: Security Technology (William G. Sewell, RCDD)

Chapter 28: Selecting and Specifying Security Technology Products: A Primer for Building Owners and Facility Managers (Francis J. Sheridan, AIA)

Chapter 29: Glazing and Security Glass Applications (F. John W. Bush, Sue Steinberg, and Catherine Kaliniak)

Part 6: Codes and Liabilities

Chapter 30: Codes, Standards, and Guidelines for Security Planning and Design (Walter "Skip" Adams, CPP, and Deborah A. Somers)

Chapter 31: Liability Exposure After September 11, 2001(Michael S. Zetlin, Esq., and Noelle Lilien, Esq.)


Editorial Reviews

Review written by A. Nelson, University of Texas at ArlingtonSince the phrase "homeland security" entered our national lexicon, safety has become fundamental to the design, construction, and management of buildings. Nadel’s integrated approach to building security, disaster planning, and emergency response is particularly timely, and results in a handy reference for a wide variety of security issues. Structured around the lessons of September 11th and other benchmark events (thoroughly outlined in the introductory chapter), this title is logically organized into six subject areas: transparent (i.e., unobtrusive) security, planning and design, engineering, construction, technology and materials, and codes and liabilities. The planning and design section is the most robust, with chapters focused on the security concerns of particular classes of buildings (educational, religious, commercial, etc.). Numerous tables, checklists, figures, and black-and-white photographs clarify and summarize the text. Chapters conclude with a short bibliography and a list of Internet resources; some provide a glossary and/or related standards. Crime prevention, workplace violence, and natural disasters are also given substantive treatment. The index (with see also references) provides sufficient access to the material. An excellent single-volume written by building design, construction, and management experts for fellow professionals. Summing Up: Highly recommended. Upper-division undergraduates through professionals.