2020 Justice Facilities Review
The year's best in justice facility design, presented by the AIA Academy of Architecture for Justice
AIA's Academy of Architecture for Justice (AAJ) has selected seven recipients of the Justice Facilities Review Awards program. Two of the recipients were awarded a Citation; the other five were selected for publication in Justice Facilities Review 2020.
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.
Dillwynia Correctional Centre Female Maximum Security Expansion
Standing apart from its industry counterparts, this expansion of a maximum-security facility in New South Wales, Australia, harnesses the power of design.
Englewood Police Headquarters
In Englewood, a suburb of Denver, this new police headquarters demonstrates that every new building holds the potential to be a catalyst for significant change.
Broward County Courthouse
Developed as part of a master plan guiding the expansion of Ft. Lauderdale’s judicial complex, this courthouse is a 20-story, 730,000-square-foot expansion.
Madison Fire Department Station 14
This fire station in Madison balances pragmatism with the health & well-being of its firefighters, whose high-stress jobs present them with many health risks.
Polk County Criminal Courts
Guided by a community-approved referendum aimed at addressing Des Moines’ overcrowded court system, this project transformed an eight-story county jail.
Sweetwater County Justice Center
Uniting all of Wyoming’s justice department and civic functions under one roof, this new facility is equipped to serve the state for at least several decades.
Ontario Court of Justice Toronto
Constructed on the last vacant site in Toronto’s central civic precinct, this new 63-courtroom building is the largest in the city.
Wayne Johnson, Main Street Studio