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About AAJ

The Academy of Architecture for Justice (AAJ) is a Knowledge Community of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). It is the AAJ primary goal to be the recognized organization that promotes excellence in design of justice facilities that:

  • Operate efficiently, safely, and securely
  • Contribute to more livable and sustainable communities
  • Elevate the stature of these institutions within society
  • Create a positive environment for those who visit, work, and live there
  • Achieve prudent stewardship of public funds

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Justice Facilities Review

See the recipients for 2016 and learn about the call for jurors.

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2016 Quarter 2 AAJ Journal

AAJ Journal Published Quarterly

AAJ Journal coverView the current issue: 2016 Q2 AAJ Journal and the archive of past issues.

Articles include:
-- Meet Brook Martin, emerging professional
-- Education initiatives for the Baltimore YDC
-- Opportunity & engagement through vocational programs
-- Including end user voices in design

We would like to thank our 2015-2016 newsletter sponsor: LiftU

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  • 2016 JFR Recipients Announced!

    Congratulations to our 2016 JFR recipients! Eight courthouses have received the JFR this year, with two projects receiving citations.

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