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Managing Security in the Built Environment

The practice of urban planning and building design largely follow traditional methods while transforming the structure and quality of life in the built environment. The process of managing cities requires updates and integration of new technologies and research efforts. In this context, development of smart, sustainable, energy efficient, healthy, safe and secure built environment is a priority that is shaping modern cities all over the world. Though management of Indian cities tries to address these issues to a certain extent, it can be said that, as compared to many developed countries, aspects of safety and security have not been the top priority of our planners and designers.


C. Hannah, S. Tadepalli and P. Gopalkrishnan, Doctoral Research Scholar at Department of Architecture, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu – 620015, India


Environmental Criminology, Fear of Crime, Crime Prevention Strategies



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