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Estimating the Validity of CPTED Guidelines on Residence Hall in University: Through the Comparison between CPTED Checklists and Space Syntax Analysis
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  • Journal title : Architectural research
  • Volume 17, Issue 4,  2015, pp.117-126
  • Publisher : Architectural Institute of Korea
  • DOI : 10.5659/AIKAR.2015.17.4.117
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Estimating the Validity of CPTED Guidelines on Residence Hall in University: Through the Comparison between CPTED Checklists and Space Syntax Analysis
Han, Dongho; Park, Changbae;
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University residence halls have become one of the most important issues for students when selecting their academic institutions. However, in South Korea, while universities maintain technologically up-to-date facilities, when it comes to safety or security, the management is unsatisfactory. As a result, the number of violent crime has been increasing. However, there are few researches in terms of practical validity of CPTED Guidelines even though a myriad of researchers study about CPTED Guidelines. Therefore, this study endeavours to investigate the validity of theoretical CPTED Guidelines that to what extent it might be adopted for design process. As a methodology, Space Syntax Convex map and Visibility Graph Analysis (VGA) are chosen. As a result, since the types of space which have a high level of Space Syntax Index are analogous with space treated on CPTED Guidelines, it roughly shows that the theoretical CPTED Guidelines could be adopted in practical architectural design process. Furthermore, it reveals that there is a close relationship between detail design guide stated in CPTED Guidelines and the result of VGA. That is, through the analysis, it is proved that the validity of CPTED Guidelines is quite enough to be adopted in practical design process.
Residence Hall;CPTED;Guidelines;Space Syntax;VGA;
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