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Defensible Spaces

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Department of Architectural Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Delta University for Science & Technology, Mansoura 11001, Dakhliya, Egypt
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School of Design and Built Environment, Curtin University, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
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Department of Architectural Engineering, High Institute of Engineering and Technology, El Behira 22699, Egypt
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Academic Editor: Nikos Salingaros
Encyclopedia 2021, 1(2), 314-323; https://doi.org/10.3390/encyclopedia1020026
Received: 4 March 2021 / Revised: 17 March 2021 / Accepted: 24 March 2021 / Published: 30 March 2021
(This article belongs to the Section Arts & Humanities)
Defensible space is the concept of creating spaces that include a series of architectural guidelines that are used when designing a new urban residential area to promote both the territorial claim of the residential groups to their surroundings and their ability to conduct natural surveillance of their spaces. Constructing safe environments with safe vocabularies for enhancing well-being is crucial for achieving quality of life in both peace and wartime. Warzone countries that suffer from many changes due to the effect of war (or fourth-generation wars) should be prepared to face those changes with safe spaces as well. View Full-Text
Keywords: defensible buildings; disordered human behavior; resilient environment; total destruction; warzone areas defensible buildings; disordered human behavior; resilient environment; total destruction; warzone areas
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