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Detention Center Expansion Requires Big-Building Project Know-How

A recent article in AMERICAN Jails points out that most municipalities or county agencies are unprepared for the experience of undertaking a mega-building project such as…


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Factory Authorized Furniture Installations Fortify Your Norix Product Warranty

Norix Group specializes in intensive-use furniture for challenging environments.  Due to the unique nature of the furniture, its assembly and installation, and the customers served –…

Renovated Psychiatric Center Design Improvements Tour

The Missouri Psychiatric Center recently completed a $13 million dollar renovation of the 50-year old building, now owned by the University of Missouri Health Care System…

Safety Measures for Furnishing Patient Rooms in Behavioral Health Facilities

In addition to the potential safety hazards of using standard furniture in patient bedrooms, fixtures and other elements such as window coverings and hardware also warrant…

Video Visitation Technology – Jail System Counts the Benefits

Corrections officers working in jails that utilize the new video visitation systems have high praise for the technology which benefits both staff and inmates, but in…

6 Key Building Attributes for Psychiatric Hospitals and Treatment Facilities

Behavioral health care facilities are among the most regulated of building types, according to the Whole Building Design Guide, a program of the National Institute of…

Outdated Fire and Police Stations: Should Local Governments Renovate or Replace?

Many currently used fire and police stations in the U.S. were built during the time when police officers and fire fighters only needed one bathroom –…

Warehouse Cafeteria Featured Installation: Max-Master a Durable Solution

The Client:                          Wakefern Grocery Distribution Center, Carteret, New Jersey Furniture Dealer:      …

Design Guideline for Juvenile Detention Facilities

Good facility design for juvenile detention should have as its core value the creation of spaces that will provide for effective intervention in the lives of…

“Old Behind Bars” Report Outlines Dilemmas Facing State and Federal Government to House Burgeoning Population of Geriatric and Special Needs Inmates

Incarcerated people aged 65 and older are straining state and federal prison facilities in ways that go beyond the staggering costs of medical care alone. In…