Architect Goes Beyond Designing Jails to Helping Finance Them
- Prison explosion. Pearson, C.A. // Architectural Record;Sep1990, Vol. 178 Issue 10, p141
Explores new trends in the construction of correctional facilities. How the designs aid the new model of inmate management known as direct supervision; Resulting prisons that are more efficient, more humane and less expensive to operate.
- Modular cells a la carte. J.S.R. // Architectural Record;Sep1990, Vol. 178 Issue 10, p175
Comments on the growing trend toward precast-concrete cell modules for prison construction. How the concept meets the demand for fast construction; Overview of the process.
- Boom moves to states. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;5/8/95, Vol. 234 Issue 18, p17
Reports on the construction of special facilities and retrofitting of prisonhouses in the United States. Automated and cost-effectiveness; Increasing number of inmates; Growing popularity of privatized prisons; Channeling of construction funds direct to the states.
- Prison design: Elusive opportunities in a big field. Nadel, Barbara A. // Architectural Record;Mar1996, Vol. 184 Issue 3, p99
Focuses on the design and construction of prisons in the United States. Increase in the number of inmates in 1995; Inclusion of new prison construction in the 1994 Federal Crime Bill; Bidding of prison construction projects; Opportunities presented by specialized needs facilities.
- Fitting the city context. Reis, Michael // Stone World;Aug98, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p46
Focuses on the architecture of the San Diego Detention Center, situated in the center of San Diego, California. Why the building was designed with a palette of Indian sandstone and granite; Who designed the building; Description of the facility; Its ability to fit into the city's context.
- Delivering a turnkey loop. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;1/24/94, Vol. 232 Issue 4, F.W. Dodge Construction p25
Reports on the completion of the Somerset Prison in Pennsylvania. Creation of a partnership to finance the project; Engineering specifications; Power requirements; Perini Corp. as contractor. INSET: A private approach to public construction..
- Changes in jail and prison design. Wirkler, Norman E. // Corrections Today;Aug95, Vol. 57 Issue 5, p86
Presents a historical account of the transformation of prison structures. Prisons and prisoners in 17th century Europe; Pennsylvania's penitentiaries during the 19th century; Changes brought about by the Industrial Age; Modernization of prisons.
- Texas and Oregon use different strategies to meet needs. Howell, Ronald E.; Strader, Lisa B. // Corrections Today;Apr96, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p102
Focuses on the impact of the boom in prison populations on prison and jail construction strategies in Texas and Oregon. Construction program in Texas; Objectives of the construction program; Significant contribution to Oregon's prison bed space limitations; Bill in Oregon aimed at the reduction...
- Prison contruction trends. Dallao, Mary // Corrections Today;Apr97, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p70
Discusses the construction of prison facilities and its trends. Prison system in the United States; Population of state and federal prison inmates; Management of fast-track construction; Trends in construction; Construction expenditures; Overview of the construction costs in Florida, Virginia...