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The AIA Academy of Architecture for Justice (AAJ) promotes and fosters the exchange of information and knowledge between members, professional organizations, and the public for high-quality planning, design, and delivery of justice architecture.

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Fall Conference

2015 AAJ Conference

This three-day conference is for all who are active in justice facilities including planners, architects, owners, public safety officials, officers and administrators, contractors and vendors. Join the AAJ in order to receive conference updates. Contact aaj@aia.org. 

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November 18-21, 2015 | Conrad Miami Hotel – Miami
Justice Facilities Review

Justice Facilities Review

Showcasing proven strategies and the latest trends in the design and construction of justice facilities. 

2014 Recipients announced! »

2015 Call for Entries open December 1st! »


Journal Archives

AAJ Journal

The AAJ Journal is the AIA Academy of Architecture for Justice's electronic newsletter. The goal of this publication is to provide information that helps our members better understand upcoming events and their content and offer access to related organizations and articles on pertinent topics. Through the newsletter, we aim to let you, our members, know what is happening in the community as well as offer you a platform for sharing your expertise with the community.

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Justice Facilities Review: Awards Program and Publication

The Justice Facilities Review offers the profession an indicator of proven strategies and the latest trends in the design and construction of justice facilities in the U.S. The jury chooses projects for publication that demonstrate quality of form, functionality, and current architectural responses to complex justice design issues.

2015 JFR Call for Entries will be posted after December 1, 2014.



2014 JFR Print and Digital Publication Available

The Justice Facilities Review 2014 publication is now available. Download the JFR14 (PDF) for FREE on the AIA.org website. Purchase a printed copy of the JFR14 for $23.99* plus shipping
Learn more about the Justice Facilities Review program and view the archive. 

AAJ Journal Published Quarterly

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Announcements

2014 Justice Facilities Review Award Recipients

Please join us in congratulating the 2014 JFR award recipients. These outstanding projects will be recognized in the JFR14 publication, as well as at the awards galleries at AIA National Convention and other conferences throughout the year.

Latest Blogs

  • Heather Michelle Ligler AIA

    Reflecting on the 2014 AIA AAJ Conference.

    Academy of Architecture for Justice

    It has been two weeks since the AAJ Architecture for Social Justice Conference in St. Louis and I want to express my appreciation to the leadership of the AIA AAJ for sponsoring scholarships to attend.... more

  • Richard C. Eimer AIA

    AIA AAJ Conference Summary

    Academy of Architecture for Justice

    It's been 1 week since the 2014 AAJ conference kicked off in St. Louis and each scholar has been asked to write a summary to recap their experience at the event. I want to thank AIA again for giving... more

Latest Discussions

  • Lane J. Beougher AIA

    Survey Deadline extended to Sept. 26, 2014

    Posted in: Academy of Architecture for Justice

    The deadline for the Govenrment Specifications Credential in a previous post has been extended until Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 to give everyone more time to respond. Please click on the link in that post...

  • Lane J. Beougher AIA

    Government Specification Credential Survey

    Posted in: Academy of Architecture for Justice

    The Construction Specifications Institute is working with a number of federal agencies to develop a credential related to creating and using specifications on government projects. As a former chair...

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