Assessment Of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (Cpted) On Human Interactions, With Social Stability And Security Approach In Residential Complexes

Morteza Zarei KUAR
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Abstract. Today, with an increase in  urbanization and the expansion  of the cities, the social problems such as security of citizens in urban areas should be emphasizedmore than before. Undoubtedly, creating a safe environment and away from crime is a measure of satisfaction is man-made spaces. One of the goals of the architectural structures is preserving safety and comfort which is  achieved through the development of physical security. In this regard, residential complexes, due to lack of attention and loss of sense of belonging, can provide the basis for social damage. Accordingly, it is possible to provide the architecture of peolpe's presence and social activities in safe and secure environments by designing man-made environments. What is called as security in residential complex as an objective and subjective understanding is the result of physical, social and performance of environmental structure. Thus,  if there should be an increase in this respect, the existing criteria and standards for designing of the building should be considered. One of the strategies to increase physical security and crime prevention is through CPTED which is, nowadays, one of the most efficient ways of reducing opportunities for crime by using physical security in the areas of construction. research method is descriptive - analytical and library study tool was used to collect information. Finally, after studying the extent of security of environmental designing solutions using approach CPTED, ways to improve the quality of residential complexes in order to increase safety will be presented.


(CPTED)approach to environmental design, man-made environment, social stability, security, residential complexes

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