Mariposa LPOE Wins AIA AAJ Justice Facilities Review Award!

Posted by on Oct 25, 2019

The Mariposa Land Port of Entry has been selected for an AIA Academy of Architecture for Justice 2019 Justice Facilities Review Award! This is the Mariposa LPOE’s 20th major design award, given for demonstrating quality of form, functionality, and current architectural response to complex industry justice design issues.

The project was displayed in the AIA gallery during the AIA Conference on Architecture 2019 from June 6-8, Las Vegas, and last week official recognition was bestowed during the Academy of Architecture for Justice fall conference – Crossing Borders: Community Focused Justice Interventions from October 23-26 in San Diego.

The 2019 Justice Facilities Review jury included Frank J. Greene, FAIA (Chair) of RicciGreene Associates, Tedd Howard of Tedd Howard Strategic Project Leaders, Mehrdad Yazdani, Assoc. AIA, of Yazdani Studio of Cannon Design, Barbara Marcille of the Multnomah County Circuit Court, Mark Cavagnero, FAIA, of Mark Cavagnero Associates Architects, Melanie Bevan, Ed.D., of the Bradenton Police Department, and Elizabeth McDonald, AIA, of Bjarke Ingels Group.

The Academy of Architecture for Justice is an AIA Knowledge Community. The Justice Facilities Review documents best practices in planning and design for Justice Architecture, and has been published each year since 1979.