$1.6 Billion Capital Plan to Replace San Francisco Hall of Justice

On Sept. 12, members of the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) Northern California Chapter gathered to learn more about the San Francisco Department of Public Works Justice Facilities Improvement Program. The $1.6 billion capital program includes replacing the Hall of Justice (HOJ).

Adelanto Detention Center Meets Demands of Realignment

Initially designed to add 896 beds, the expansion of the Adelanto Detention Center will include an additional 1,368 to meet the demands of the California realignment act.

Plans Move Ahead in Georgia for Jail and Courthouse Project

A lot of change is set to happen in Forsyth County, as plans are moving forward on a major construction project. In early January, the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners were given plans for a new courthouse project and were also briefed on the plans to make it happen, including demolishing the current jail and building two parking garages instead of one.

Justice Superheroes Endure the Test of Time

By Ahavah Revis
Correctional News sat down Justice League style for a dialogue with some of the leading female justice designers in the country — and just like how female superheroes surfaced from the colored panels of DC and Marvel — these women are emerging on the correctional and civic structure landscape.

Round-Up: American Epicenters of Corrections

By Candice Dyer
They spring up, sometimes in surprising places, as a practical, needs-based response to an age-old problem.

PODCAST: Correctional Healthcare Architecture

Gregory Cook of HOK discusses Correctional Health Professional certification and what he sees as the future of correctional healthcare architecture.

Cook Named Correctional Health Professional

HOK's Gregory Cook recently added CCHP — Certified Correctional Health Professional — to his list of accreditations.

Prindle Leaves HOK for HDR

Full-service planning, design and engineering firm HDR Architecture Inc. hired William Prindle II, AIA, LEED AP, as vice president and director of justice operations.

HOK's Oraftik Elevated to College of Fellows

The American Institute of Architects elevated Chuck Oraftik, FAIA, senior vice president and co-director of justice at the San Francisco office of international design firm HOK, to the organization's College of Fellows.

Receivership Update: Major Challenges Outlined at SF Meeting

A who’s who of California prison architects and construction managers filled the downtown headquarters of HOK architectural firm for an update on the federal receiver’s plan to add several thousand medical beds and other services to the state prison system.