Public safety is both the job of shielding constituent populations from danger and making them feel safe. Both are important to establish stability and boost demand for real estate markets. materialsDIRECT supports local law enforcement and emergency services, and also employs international best practices in design-for-safety (DFS) and prevention through design (PtD) at every level, from architecture to urban planning. We appreciate that all safety issues are both a business and an ethical issue, so we elevate safety to the top of our priorities during the design phase. materialsDIRECT experts in law enforcement, fire safety, air quality, earthquake preparedness, and more, are engaged throughout the process, to ensure that every effort has been made to reduce both risk and liability.