Not long ago, I prepared an article for Correctional News on evidence-based design, and described how the methodology evolved from the medical practice of evidence-based medicine and is now being applied in the secure facility design and construction industry.
The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s Secure Community Reentry Program was developed using an evidence-based design. Read more
There are a multitude of environmental challenges facing the correctional industry today. I am often asked why correctional facilities are behind the curve on the sustainability movement and if the challenges of pursuing LEED certification for existing facilities cannot be overcome. These are very tough questions requiring complex solutions and cause me many nights of tossing and turning. Read more