The contribution of architecture must go through a critical analysis of the urban layout where the buildings are located and point out the responsibility of the architect and urban planner in the act … [Read more...] about Architecture and crime, what is the relationship?
It's been an interesting start to what seems will be another challenging year for all of us. However, it's not without some good news stories that are underway or taking shape. It's a refreshing … [Read more...] about We need new ways to deal with rising crime rates
Don't you feel it growing day by day? People getting ready for the news. Some are happy, some are sad ... oh ... we got to let the music play. What the people need is a way to make em' smile. It … [Read more...] about The Power of the Arts
It seems that there is no shortage of challenges facing communities these days, including the pandemic and opioid crisis, homelessness, and a rise in certain types of crime. In 1999 I was introduced … [Read more...] about Communities should embrace crime prevention through environmental design
Fall is looking bright and with it comes new opportunities to collaborate with others and make a difference in our communities. Earlier this year I had the privilege of getting involved with the … [Read more...] about Creating Healthy and Safe Communities Event
Our Victoria-based company is dedicated to improving safety, well-being and quality of life in communities. It's always a pleasure sharing our expertise beyond British Columbia. It's all about … [Read more...] about A New Path Forward – Full Spectrum CPTED
Our team is excited to announce our commitment to the Alberta Community Crime Prevention Association (ACCPA) this year. It will all begin on May 8th as we offer a Pre-conference workshop on Crime … [Read more...] about CPTED For Rural Alberta
I recently traveled to Ottawa to lecture at the 2017 RPIC Real Property National Workshop. My presentation was similar to one I will do for my own community in Victoria, BC this coming March. It was … [Read more...] about A Capital Lesson on Collaboration
This question remains a global one and a focal point for all cities and all levels of government, and reaches the deepest roots of our neighbourhoods. It seems to drive many conversations among … [Read more...] about What Makes our Communities Safe?
In part I of our blog feature from last week I presented the contrast between the corporate world and smaller communities such as Rocky Mountain House, where I recently spoke to about 50 local … [Read more...] about Crime Prevention and Capitalism: What’s the Rub? Part II