Trendspotting: Learning by Doing

By Stephen A. Carter
(07/12/2012)
With the scarcity of capital projects over the last several years, one might wonder why Correctional News elected to devote a recent print issue to project management.

Trendspotting: Evidence-Based Planning

By Stephen Carter
(03/21/2011)
In the past several months I have had the sobering experience of re-examining bed-space projections that I helped create in the mid-2000s.

Taking on Solomon

By Stephen A. Carter
(07/28/2010)
Rarely are designers required to consider an alternate use of a criminal justice facility beyond a projected 30-year life span, even though the current tilt towards sustainable buildings suggests just that.

Trendspotting: Felony Farmers

By Stephen A. Carter
(12/03/2009)
Can recreation space utilize the urban agriculture model to yield more than fresh air and outdoor activity?

Voices of America

Stephen A. Carter
(10/17/2009)
Usually in August, when members of the U.S. Congress return home to the amber waves of grain, majestic purple mountains and other icons in their districts, the requisite town hall meetings are akin to visiting grumpy, but otherwise tolerable, relatives.

Trendspotting - Voices of America

By Stephen A. Carter
(09/09/2009)
Usually in August, when members of the U.S. Congress return home to the amber waves of grain, majestic purple mountains and other icons in their districts, the requisite town hall meetings are akin to visiting grumpy, but otherwise tolerable, relatives. 

Trendspotting - Correctional News Watch

By Stephen A. Carter
(07/29/2009)
While indulging my JFK-inspired addiction to reading at least two newspapers every day, I have noted several topics chronicled in the headlines of news outlets recently that may have an influence on the ways in which we manage offenders and places of correction.

Trendspotting: Daunting Times

By Steven A. Carter
(01/06/2009)
The 11th International Architecture Exhibition of Italy’s Venice Biennale 2008 closed in late November.