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Joe added it Jun 02, Minineighborhoods in Five Oaks Dayton Ohio. Five times as many houses were being lost as were being refurbished. The number of activities in the space is increased; thus, a feeling of ownership and a need to protect the property follows.

Semyon Kucherov marked defenisble as to-read Jun 05, To Serve and Protect: In the HBO miniseries Show Me a HeroNewman, a recurring character, articulates his theory of defensible space to Judge Sand as they are trying to plan where to place two hundred new units of desegregated public housing in the city of Yonkers, New York.


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Justin rated it it was ok Sep 06, Also to deter crime, areas should be defined for function, paths should be defined for movement, outdoor areas should be juxtaposed with homes, and indoor spaces should visually provide for close watch of outside oscr. It had one of the Nation’s highest crime rates, but the private streets appeared to be oblivious to the chaos and abandonment taking place around them.

Creating Defensible Space

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Dawn rated it liked it Sep 30, The idea is that crime and delinquency can be controlled and mitigated through environmental design. The defensible space theory was largely popular in city design from its emergence until the s.

The private streets of St Louis. Maria Robson added it Feb 01, Phoebe marked it as to-read Feb 12, The effect of housing form on residents ability to control areas. D 4 July The Clason Point Experiment.


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Why, I asked, could not this model be used to stabilize the adjacent working and middle-class neighborhoods that were undergoing massive decline and abandonment? Anastasiya rated it really liked it Oct 01, This page was last edited on 4 Septemberat Tom Wyatt marked it as to-read Feb 10, References to this book Geographic Defensbile D.

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Community participation in designing the minineighborhoods. Limits to the application of the minineighborhood concept. The effect of building type on residents control of streets. Privatization and Community in Criminal Justice. Evaluation of the modifications.