The Un-Prison

By Ahavah Revis and Torrey Sims
(09/12/2012)
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


(06/20/2012)
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.