A Study on Crime Prevention Design in Urban Apartment Complex by Application of a CPTED -focused on the Medium sized City-

중소도시 아파트단지 방범계획의 CPTED 요소 적용에 관한 연구

  • Received : 2013.10.14
  • Accepted : 2014.02.05
  • Published : 2014.02.28


In Contemporary residential area, especially apartment commplex, crime affect the quality of life and sustainability of cities. So our interest is an all-time high in the role that planning processes and the design of the physical environment can play in reducing the opportunity for crime. The purpose of this study try to find the possibility of application of CPTED in Urban Apartment Complex. Recently, as increase of residencial density, diverse and new types of crime are increasing in urban apartment complex. It is the current of times which demand our serious consideration. This research focused on crime reduction through the physical environmental control methods. And the concepts and contents of CPTED are studied and the case studies of developed countries are surveyed. For groping in the practical application, researched into the case study of apartment blocks in medium sized city, Cheongju. Also Local crime prevention initiatives require partnership working, both between professionals and with local communities. The result of this study has implicated, increasing importance on daily safety issue in urban life and examining the possibility of applying crime prevention and reduction program and systems.


CPTED(Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design);Safe and Sustainable Housing;Application;Buildup of Community;Partnership working


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