Utilising CPTED Elements in Assessing the Safety of Heritage Buildings

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A good design considered the safety elements are the fundamental approach in ensuring natural surveillance. This research will look at the possibility of utilizing CPTED elements as assessment tools in assessing the safety of our heritage buildings. The study is to determine whether the original design or the conservation work considered crime prevention aspect in the design. Elements used in CPTED formed an intensive Pro-forma checklist used in evaluating selected heritage building for this study. The assessment carried out using a scorecard system where the result indicates that all three buildings considered crime preventive mechanism in their design consideration.


CPTED; safe heritage area; building conservation; an assessment tool


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v4i12.1922


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