The urban security project

  • Roberto Bolici Polytechnic of Milano
  • Matteo Gambaro Polytechnic of Milano
Keywords: urban security, CPTED, crime prevention, environmental design, public space

Abstract

This essay aims to critically re-read the birth and evolution of design methodologies aimed at improving safety conditions and quality of life in cities. In particular, referring to the American cultural context and the birth of the CPTED (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design) – that first experienced the environmental approach to urban safety – three recent French experiences are analyzed from the urban scale to that of the building artefact and the Italian reality takes stock, also in the light of the recent Legislative Decree of 2017 and the 2010 UNI Standard that punctually outlines an articulated design approach, in fact inapplicable.

Author Biographies

Roberto Bolici, Polytechnic of Milano

Architect, he is an Associate Professor at the Department of Architecture, Construction Engineering and Built Environment. He carries out research and design experimentation with public Institutions, mainly on the issues of technological innovation in the processes of redevelopment building and urban.
E-mail: roberto.bolici@polimi.it

Matteo Gambaro, Polytechnic of Milano

Architect and PhD, he is an Associate Professor at the Department of Architecture, Construction Engineering and Built Environment. He carries out research and design experimentation with public Institutions, mainly on the issues of technological innovation in the processes of redevelopment building and urban.
E-mail: matteo.gambaro@polimi.it

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Published
2020-06-21
How to Cite
Bolici, R. and Gambaro, M. (2020) “The urban security project”, AGATHÓN | International Journal of Architecture, Art and Design, 7(0nilne), pp. 64-71. doi: 10.19229/2464-9309/772020.
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