Deanna Van Buren is the co-founder and design director of Designing Justice + Designing Spaces.
Prisons and jails are designed to confine and punish. Hence the barbed wire, metal bars, solitary confinement, and often inhumane conditions. Today, Deanna van Buren, director of the architecture firm Designing Justice + Designing Spaces, talks about how prison designs generate recidivists, and how alternative rehabilitation facilities can break people out of the cycle of mass incarceration.
Deanna Van Buren and Raphael Sperry join us to discuss the architecture of incarceration, and how their respective work campaigns for reform.
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