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Petition Asks AIA To Prohibit The Design Of Spaces For Extreme Punishment

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The prison construction boom may be good for the Architecture Billings Index, but all that black ink leads to some ethical gray areas that one industry nonprofit would like to put to an end. Architects/Designers/Planners for Social Responsibility (ADPSR) has drafted a Change.org petition asking the American Institute of Architects to amend its ethics code to prohibit the design of spaces for torture and killing. These include execution chambers as well as the solitary-confinement cells in superm

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