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Canadian Offenders Jailed in Stunning LEED-certified Prison (Slideshow)

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:09 AM
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When I first saw the images of C. F. Mller 's award winning "socially conscious" Danish prison design in Inhabitat, I wondered what was so different; it had a bunch of star-shaped panopticon-like buildings surrounded by a honking huge 20 foot wall that is the most intimidating thing I have seen this side of the West Bank. In fact there are other green prison approaches, and you don't have to go to Scandinavia; In Brampton, Ontario, Kleinfeldt Mychajlowycz Architects have completed the Roy McMurtry Youth Centre, which turns prison design inside out. And, it is LEED-certified to boot. ... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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