Start with the outside and work in

Wednesday December 7th, 2016 in Environmental Design, Security Design, Security Risk Assessments

Another series of security risk assessments have been completed across the country and the inconsistencies in major building security are easier to spot than ever. In part, this is because the shortcomings that many commercial properties have with security are relatively consistent. It is also because the commercial property sector in general is not adjusting to the changing risk profile of the local and global environments and the types of risks that need to be considered.

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Is your landscape making you vulnerable to crime?

Thursday April 14th, 2016 in Environmental Design

When you think of security and crime prevention, what are the first things that come to mind?

Security guards? Alarm systems? CCTV cameras? German Shepherds?

Would you be surprised if I said that perhaps one of the first things you should be looking at is trees and plants, and the role they play in either encouraging or deterring crime?

In this article we are going to explain why you should take another look at the greenery around the workplace and we share a visual example of one of our latest projects which may provide some useful learnings!

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