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A graphic presentation of a jail on Rikers Island built in 1935 applies adaptive reuse techniques as a way of re-aligning the facility to meet the changing philosophies about incarceration. During the presentation we will review the original brief, how the building use changed over time and the analysis proposed for adaptive reuse.#AcademyonArchitectureforJustice #Conferences #2012AAJConferenceCorrectionsandDetentionTrack #Presentations
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