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Raphael Sperry Speaks About His Quest for Humane Prison Design

Raphael Sperry Speaks About His Quest for Humane Prison Design
Raphael Sperry Speaks About His Quest for Humane Prison Design, Deanna Van Buren's 'Mediation Womb' could form part of an alternative to inhumane prison design. Image Courtesy of FOURM Design Studio
Deanna Van Buren's 'Mediation Womb' could form part of an alternative to inhumane prison design. Image Courtesy of FOURM Design Studio

In this interview in Metropolis Magazine, Raphael Sperry elaborates on the goal of his organization Architects / Designers / Planners for Social Responsibility to ban members of the AIA from designing execution chambers and certain forms of prisons. He explains why the AIA's existing charter should make this ban a no-brainer as well as highlights the success and support the campaign has received, even in unexpected places. You can read the full article here.

Cite: Rory Stott. "Raphael Sperry Speaks About His Quest for Humane Prison Design" 25 Dec 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/461705/raphael-sperry-speaks-about-his-quest-for-humane-prison-design/> ISSN 0719-8884