The City of New York by and through its Department of Design and Construction (DDC) released a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) on Monday, Sept. 13, in connection with the Design-Build Program for the NYC Borough Based Jail System, Detention Facilities in the Boroughs of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx.Read more
Inmates housed in some of the most expensive real estate in the country will soon be getting a break thanks to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s signing a bill into law that will make it free of charge for inmates to make calls from New York City prisons, reported WPIXRead more
Closure of the first jail on Rikers Island will take place this summer.Read more
Beverly Prior, FAIA, LEED AP, is currently the civic and justice practice leader of San Francisco-based HMC+Beverly Prior Architects, which is a leading figure in the national architectural and justice community. Prior has worked on several major correctional/justice projects and holds sustainable design near and dear to her heart.Read more
SAN FRANCISCO —California-based planning and design firm HMC Architects recently merged with Beverly Prior Architects of San Francisco.