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Defensible space in suburban townhouse design

Dennis Dingemans

Defensible space in suburban townhouse design

a case study of six California developments

by Dennis Dingemans

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Published by Institute of Governmental Affairs in Davis, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Row houses -- California -- Sacramento.,
  • Architecture, Domestic -- Designs and plans.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDennis Dingemans, Susanne Garfield, Tonya Olson.
    SeriesResearch report - Institute of Governmental Affairs, University of California, Davis ; no. 33, Research reports (University of California, Davis. Institute of Governmental Affairs) -- no. 33.
    ContributionsGarfield, Susanne., Olson, Tonya.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination42 leaves :
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14537383M

    I suspect the problem isn't building a defensible home but building one which people want to live in. home. It's too big for the two of us right now, but in this area it's either tiny house with no yard, expensive condo/townhouse that's also either small or very old, or large house with some land and nice kitchen. The book "A Paradise.   Will a desire for ''defensible space'' radically transform the city as Americans know it? For more than a century, architects and urban planners have been trying to design better forms for the.

    Defensible Space: A Theoretical and Empirical Appraisal1 R. I. Mawby [Received September ] Summary. The assertion that where crimes take place is to a large extent determined by physical lay-out has been made forcibly by Oscar Newman in 'Defensible Space', where particular attention is given to the problem of high rise developments. Crime Prevention: Principles, Perspectives and Practices provides a comprehensive, example-based overview of prevention theory and practice. Unlike other books, it argues that contemporary governments can and should embrace crime prevention as a policy alternative to 'law and order' and, unlike most criminologists, the book's authors contend that crime prevention strategies should include both Cited by:

    Newman, O. Defensible Space. New York: Macmillan. Newman, O. Inventory of Space Availability in Four New York City Detention Facilities. A study for the New York City Department of Corrections directed at improving conditions following the prison riots. Institute for Community Design Analysis: New York, Newman, O. Park Mall: Lawndale.   High-Rise is the final part of a quartet of novels Defensible Space: People and Design in the County Down) when the book is set. “It’s a moment in design that looked to the future and.


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