Biden Revokes a Trump Order Seeking ‘Classical’ Civic Architecture

Prominent architects had criticized the order for seeking to impose a national style from above.

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Prominent Architects Group Prohibits Design of Death Chambers

The American Institute of Architects has changed its stance on members who design spaces for executions or prolonged solitary confinement.

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There’s No Reason for an Architect to Design a Death Chamber

As the country grapples with racial justice, architects should finally take a stand on the most barbaric aspects of a biased prison system.

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