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A Healing Facility: An Inuit Response to Incarceration

The recently completed Rankin Inlet Healing Facility is a purpose built medium security prison that has been designed around the traditional Inuit notion that only those that are ill can commit a crime. The session will explore the basis of this understanding, how it has informed a unique design...


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Urban Jail Savings through Consolidation

Wayne County, Michigan initiated a new consolidated jail to replace three older facilities as an anchor for a rejuvenated criminal justice center in downtown Detroit. Sufficient savings annually through technology, staffing efficiency, and lower energy, maintenance and medical costs will more...