2018 Justice Facilities Review
Presenting the best in justice facility design
AIA's Academy of Architecture for Justice (AAJ) has selected fifteen recipients of the Justice Facilities Review awards program. Four of the recipients were awarded a Citation; the other eleven were selected for publication in Justice Facilities Review 2018.
The Justice Facilities Review program offers examples of a broad range of design strategies and depicts the latest trends in the design and construction of justice facilities in the United States, including the implementation of sustainable justice principles. These projects demonstrate quality of form, functionality, and current architectural responses to complex justice design issues.
The Campus Kilpatrick replacement facility creates a non-institutional, non-threatening environment within a secure perimeter that reflects the philosophy of the evolving Los Angeles County Model for youth corrections.
East County Hall of Justice
The East County Hall of Justice marks the completion of a nearly 20-year process to provide much needed courtroom facilities to the growing population in eastern Alameda County, the seventh largest county in California.
Jefferson County Courthouse
The proposed Jefferson County Court is approximately 30,285 GSF that rises two stories in height above grade.
Litchfield Judicial District Courthouse
Requiring the need to consolidate four divisions of its court system into a more efficient operation to handle civil, criminal, family and juvenile court processes on a tight site, the new Litchfield Courthouse integrates the courthouse aesthetically into the existing context of the surrounding neighborhood, reflecting a traditional courthouse with a colonnade and clock/stair tower.
New United States Courthouse - Los Angeles
The courthouse design represents the rational convergence of the project inﬂuences: site, program, budget, sustainability, security, and the desire to create a building that appropriately represents the values of the American judicial system.
Skagit County Community Justice Center
The Skagit County Community Justice Center’s central goal is to improve inmate rehabilitation and officer wellness.
Sonoma County Adult Detention Behavioral Health Unit
The Sonoma County Adult Detention Behavioral Health Unit is an addition to the existing Sonoma County Main Adult Detention Facility located in Santa Rosa, CA.
State Emergency Operations Center - Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency
The State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC), located in Susquehanna Township, Pennsylvania, provides dedicated emergency services and disaster assistance for the entire Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, with the ability to sustain uninterrupted operations during activations.
Superior Court of California, County of Yolo
The Superior Court of California, County of Yolo is the most significant civic building to be constructed in Woodland in nearly a century.
Surrey Courthouse Addition
The Surrey Courthouse was constructed in 1991 evolving into one of the busiest courthouses in Canada. Its growing case load required additional courtrooms to meet demand.
The Superior Court of California, County of San Joaquin Courthouse
The 310,000-square-foot Superior Court of California, County of San Joaquin Courthouse in Stockton makes justice visible and supports the revitalization of the downtown area.
Stanislaus County Public Safety Campus
This campus offers a continuum of care for the detainees.
Superior Court of California - San Diego
The new Superior Court of California San Diego consolidates San Diego County's criminal trial, family, civil, and probate courts into a 24-story downtown tower.
Travis County Medical Examiner’s Office
The new Travis County Medical Examiner’s Office merges a unique set of progressive sustainable and urban design strategies to create a modern center for forensic science.
Will County Courthouse
A pivotal project in the rejuvenation of downtown Joliet, this new Justice Center replaces an existing courthouse with a modern and secure facility that engages the public with a welcoming landscaped plaza.