As one of the first firms in the nation to specialize in justice architecture, our team has provided expertise in this critical market segment for decades. With a commitment to transformative design for restorative outcomes, our planners, engineers, security technicians, and designers deliver award-winning courthouses, correctional and secure housing facilities, and public safety facilities at the state and local, and national levels. We strive for our justice projects to make a daily positive impact on the lives of the facility staff, those incarcerated, and visitors. For us, a successful facility is one that aids and enhances the goals of the staff relative to successful treatment and positive human change supporting a healthy community. 

Transformative Design for Restorative Outcomes

Our success lies in the way we collaborate with clients to create civic structures that reflect community values and priorities, while minimizing environmental impact, maintenance, and long-term facility costs. Additionally, we work with federal clients to design, maintain, and rehabilitate justice facilities and complexes to meet ever-evolving regulations. Our deep expertise in this specialized practice area also enables us to offer planning and design strategies to enhance justice facility operations, security, and sustainability.

No two justice facilities are the same. With experience ranging from courthouse and secure behavioral health facilities to combined municipal complexes, our architects and engineers approach each facility and design with innovative solutions to our clients’ challenges.

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Our Services

  • Adaptive reuse, repurposing, and renovation
  • Architectural planning and design
  • Asset management
  • Construction administration
  • Detention equipment
  • Emergency management and preparedness
  • Energy audits
  • Existing facility assessments
  • Facility condition assessments
  • Interior design and space planning
  • Landscape architecture
  • Programming and master planning
  • Security/technology design
  • Site/civil engineering
  • Space needs studies
  • Sustainable design, LEED® certification, and ROI
  • Water/wastewater engineering
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