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Title: Architecture for Justice Exhibition, 1983
Corporate Author: American Institute of Architects
Cmtte on Architecture for Justice
United States of America
Date Published: 1983
Page Count: 74
Sponsoring Agency: American Institute of Architects
Washington, DC 20006
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

American Institute of Architects
Cmtte on Architecture for Justice
1735 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20006
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: These 35 building designs illustrate the most up-to-date and innovative design efforts in the field of justice facilities.
Abstract: Photographs, floor plans, and building sections illustrate designs from all parts of the United States and from two Canadian Provinces. The designs include jails and additions to jails, juvenile centers, court facilities, a police training academy, a justice complex, a work/study release residence, a police substation, a maximum security facility, a reception and classification center, women's facilities, and a health care unit. For each project, the following information is given: architect, structural engineer, mechanical and electrical engineers, civil engineers, criminal justice consultants, landscape architects, other consultants, and contractor. An architect's statement and data on the site and building areas, capacity, cost of construction, and year completed are also given. Comments from the group that screened the designs are also included.
Index Term(s): Architectural design; Courtrooms; Criminal justice facilities
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