Architects and design of solitary confinement
Learning Areas:Ethics, professional and legal requirements
Other professions or practice related to public health
Public health or related public policy
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
Discuss and evaluate recent efforts to encourage architects and designers to boycott the design of prisons. Discuss and evaluate recent efforts to ban the design of spaces intended for execution and prolonged solitary confinement.
Keyword(s): Jails and Prisons, Human Rights
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been leading a national discussion amongst a related profession (architects) on the ethical responsibilities of licensed professionals around solitary confinement.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.