When you design prisons, you don’t want to stop and think about what your designs do to people, just focus on the money coming your way. But it’s well past time to reconsider that approach.
Tag Archives: Ethics
The Troubling Message Behind AIA’s “Pause” on ArchiPAC
A pause isn’t the same as a stop, and a stop is what’s needed when something fundamentally fails at its mission.
Toothless Prison Design Policies
Please don’t be happy about the AIA’s recent policy changes on prison design, they are full of loopholes.
Architecture Policy: Talk Versus Action
A look at how AIA’s ArchiPAC continues to contradict AIA policy in its campaign contributions.
Wisdom From the Restroom
Do your laws know they need to show up in the building code too?
The Architects of Incarceration
From prison companies with their own design firms to campaign contributions to pro-prison lawmakers. Architects have a complex relationship to the $3.3B prison construction complex.