In “New York Has a Chance to Embrace This New Type of Jail Design,” author Catesby Holmes discusses the recent closing of the Rikers Island Prison Complex and the role of jail design in effective and rehabilitative detention facilities.

Holmes speaks with experts in the area of criminal justice architecture to outline best practices and new concepts leading the way in criminal justice reform efforts. Mentioned in the article are Executive Vice President Kenneth Ricci, FAIA and Vice President Lisa Tsang, whose concept proposal made it to the final round of the Van Alen Institute’s 2017 Justice in Design competition.