Professionals involved in the planning, design and ongoing management of public spaces and streetscapes must consider and address a number of factors when looking at site security and safety. Here, Mark Lester of Hörmann UK, explores the key issues and the solutions available to help mitigate against potential terrorist threats, without altering the overall landscape.

As part of its specifically designed SECURA™ range for the anti-ligature market, leading manufacturer Intastop, has launched the new Multi-Lock Removable Doorstop.

Leading provider of secure windows for medical establishments Crittall-Fendor worked closely with architects throughout the design phase of a new state of the art mental health hospital in Kent.

Following its ‘Urban Lung’ project that embellished the pages of June’s issue, Yaoundé-based firm HKA | Hermann Kamte & Associates returns to this month’s issue with another feast for the eyes, Fine Flower – Dubai Heart; which is set to be the largest leisure park in the world.

Designed to transform part of East London as part of the £3.7bn Canning Town and Custom House Regeneration programme, a new mixed-used scheme – including a mix of residential, retail and leisure accommodation – presented varied challenges when it came to designing and installing the security and fire safety requirements.

Here Martin Washby, Technical Services Manager at Meesons A.I., looks at why hardening commercial buildings against theft requires a multi-layered approach.

We understand that you want the best security for your property - whether you are working in healthcare, education, retail, transportation, commercial or multi-residential. Simply put, your building must be well protected against risks such as burglary or vandalism. Changes in Building Regulations are increasing the demands on the products used to gain access to a building. ASSA ABLOY have developed a family of security enhanced automatic entrances to meet these requirements.

Boon Edam Limited discusses how today's climate has led to the emerging trend of security through forms of turnstile for Universities and higher educational buildings.

Brian Sofley, Managing Director at ASSA ABLOY Security Doors, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, explains why a new approach is needed to improve fire safety within the building industry.

Increasing security standards promotes the development of leading security enhanced automatic entrances.

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