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Should Architects Design Prisons?

Should Architects Design Prisons?
Should Architects Design Prisons?, © Rob Crow via Flickr. Used under <a href='https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/'>Creative Commons</a>
© Rob Crow via Flickr. Used under Creative Commons

A video game in which you can design your own high-security prison (execution chambers and all) prompts CC Sullivan, in a thoughtful post on Smart Planet, to discuss the implications of architects designing prisons. You can read the full article here, and read ArchDaily's previous coverage on this issue, "The Architecture of Incarceration," here.

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Rory Stott
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Cite: Rory Stott. "Should Architects Design Prisons?" 06 Aug 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/412003/should-architects-design-prisons/> ISSN 0719-8884
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