The Rehabilitative Prison: an oxymoron or an opportunity to design prisons differently and reduce reoffending?

Kate Gooch1 1University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom, In February 2017 HMP Berwyn became the first prison to open with the aim of becoming a ‘rehabilitation prison’. Situated in North Wales, it is the largest prison in the UK, with...
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Mr Kavan Applegate1 1University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom, The pursuit of rehabilitation in a corrections environment poses numerous challenges and, for the architect, many competing requirements must be balanced as the design of a prison goes from a blank...
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Prof. Yvonne Jewkes1,2 1University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom,  2University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia Discourses of transformation, normalisation, trauma sensitivity and rehabilitation have recently come to the fore in the briefs given to prison architects. Drawing on recent collaborations with...
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