Criminology has aided crime prevention and has been applied specifically to produce guidelines to improve urban design. The ACT Crime Prevention and Urban Design Resource Manual (2000) was a product of this approach.
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Coding safety into urban design
Active travel will only work if they feel it is safe to be on the streets, particularly when it is dark and/or we are alone. It is important, for many reasons, that we create cities where we feel comfortable. Active travel certainly depends on it.
Estate Development Code
This is the first of a series of articles on ACT building codes. The character and liveability of our city is a product of these codes. Here is a brief introduction to Estate Development Code and why it needs to be revised.