Design Roundtable: A Paradigm Shift in Correctional Design

By Jessie Fetterling
The corrections industry is currently facing a paradigm shift that will have a major effect on the future of correctional design. Growing emphases on rehabilitation, mental-health programming, sustainable design and evolving technologies continue to play a huge role in this shift.

Contractor Selected for Oren R. Fox Detention Center in California

Work on the future medium-security Oren R. Fox Detention Facility in El Centro is inching closer to commencement.

Sundt-Layton Begin Housing Project at RJ Donovan Complex

A new 317,000-square-foot housing facility is being constructed at Richard J. Donovan Correctional Complex, located in the San Diego community of Otay Mesa. Construction broke ground in April 2014, and the project is slated for completion in 2016.

CDCR Chooses R.J. Donovan Facility Project Team

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) recently chose Tempe, Ariz.-headquartered Sundt Construction and joint-venture partner Layton Construction, with offices in Phoenix, as the design-build contractor for the new housing facility at Richard J. Donovan Correctional Complex located near San Diego.

On-Site Surgery in Colorado

By Torrey Sims
The Colorado Department of Corrections now has one of the few ambulatory surgical centers in the country.