The Un-Prison

By Ahavah Revis and Torrey Sims
The new Arizona State Forensic Hospital in Phoenix was designed to replace the existing 1952-built Forensic Hospital, which was comprised of 10 antiquated structures. The hospital is a secure housing and treatment facility for psychiatric patients who are found guilty of crimes but because of mitigating factors of mental illness, would not enter a state prison.

Crucial Design for Safety and Efficiency in Arizona

The University of Arizona Medical Center, South Campus in Tucson, Ariz., provides critical support and relief for local law enforcement agencies while also providing a safe place for patient healing. The Los Angles office of Cannon Design worked on the $37.4 million project and focused on creating a normalized healing environment that would serve multiple facets of behavioral medicine.