Research summary: A Holistic Analysis of Safety within the Court Facility

Dec 31, 2014

This qualitative study developed a new typology to analyze and improve safety in the Australian courthouse environment via best practice guidelines for courthouse design and operations based on Australian courthouse user experiences.

This research summary, prepared by the AIA Academy of Architecture for Justice (AAJ) in 2014, is adapted from:
Author: Anne Wallace, PhD, professor and head, School of Law & Justice, Edith Cowan University, Australia; Deborah Blackman, University of Canberra; and Emma Rowden, PhD, University of Technology, Sydney
Article Title: Reconceptualizing Security Strategies for Courts: Developing a Typology for Safer Court Environments
Publisher: International Association for Court Administration
Publication: International Journal for Court Administration
Publication Type: Refereed Journal
Date of Publication: October 2013
Volume: 5
Issue: 2
Pages: 3-9

Caren Martin (Martin & Guerin Design Research, LLC)
Denise Guerin (Martin & Guerin Design Research, LLC)
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The American Institute of Architects

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