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Considerations regarding the use of single and double occupancy cells in our new design facilities?

Started by Rohan Lulham

[This was a ‘request for information’ that we would like to out out to the community for comment] Hello! We are gathering analysis and arguments to further our considerations regarding ...

Started by Rohan Lulham


Planning, Design, North America, Accommodation

Presentation of facilities/projects at ICPA conference

Started by Kavan Applegate

Hi all,   Buoyed with enthusiasm from the recent Montreal ICPA conference, I was pondering the best format for any future presentations that I submit for inclusion. And as many from this group...

Started by Kavan Applegate


Design, Construction, Planning, Sustainable Design, Construction Method, Landscaping

Designing accommodation units – optimal size?

Started by Rohan Lulham

What is the optimal size for accomodation units in a high security male facility? is it different of the same for a female facility?

Started by Rohan Lulham


Design, Planning, Europe, North America, Men, Women