Three Canadian projects recognized by the Justice Facilities Review 2013

The Justice Facilities Review documents best practices in planning and design for justice architecture. Functionality and community impact, sustainability and economic feasibility, as well as aesthetic achievements are essential elements for identifying the success of these projects.

For 2013, two Canadian projects were recognized with citations: the Waterloo Region Courthouse in Toronto by NORR Limited Architects and Engineers, and the Rankin Inlet Healing Facility in Nunavut Territory by Parkin Architects Limited. Also receiving citations are the Richard E. Arnason Justice Center in Pittsburg, California by HOK and the San Diego County Women’s Detention Facility in Santee, California by HMC Architects.

Additionally, published projects include the Toronto Police Service 14 Division in Toronto by Stantec Architecture Ltd. – in the Law Enforcement Facilities category. A variety of other projects throughout the United States claimed this distinction, the details of which can be found at and

The jury members for this year’s award program include: Jay Farbstein, FAIA, Chair, JFA, Pacific Palisades, California; Earl Cook, Alexandria Police, Washington, DC; Duane B. Delaney, District of Columbia Court System, Washington, DC; Tom Donaghy, AIA, Kishimoto.Gordon. Dalaya, Phoenix; Tom Faust, District of Columbia Department of Corrections, Washington, DC; Maynard Feist, AIA, Lionakis, Sacramento; and Jim McClaren, AIA, McClaren, Wilson, Lawrie, Phoenix.