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Defensible space

Cisneros, Henry.

Defensible space

deterring crime and building community

by Cisneros, Henry.

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Published by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development] in [Rockville, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Crime prevention -- United States,
    • Crime prevention and architectural design -- United States,
    • Dwellings -- Security measures -- United States,
    • Neighborhood -- United States,
    • Crime -- United States,
    • Housing -- United States,
    • Public Policy -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Henry G. Cisneros.
      ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV9950 .C49 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination30 p. :
      Number of Pages30
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL878914M
      LC Control Number95166070

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      A more limited approach, termed defensible space, was developed concurrently by architect Oscar Newman. Both men built on the previous work of Elizabeth Wood, Jane Jacobs and Schlomo Angel. Jeffery's book, "Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design" came out in , but his work was ignored throughout the s.   The numbers suggest most Californians do maintain defensible space. Cal Fire’s McLean said that in , Cal Fire inspected , of the , dwellings in its responsibility area.


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Towns and Town-making Principles. Authors: Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk and Andres Duany. A defensible space is an area around a building in which vegetation, debris, and other types of combustible fuels have been treated, cleared, or reduced to slow the spread of fire to and from the building. Information about local vegetation, weather, and topography is used to determine.

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Report by Henry G. Cisneros, Secretary of Housing & Urban Development at the time it was written, on the increasing recognition that physical design of neighborhoods has a role to play in crime reduction.

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His famous work, Defensible Space, was a study of urban residential housing communities, the various physical forms they take, and the implications of those forms for.