HMC’s Beverly Prior and Julia Hughes are both speaking at this week’s AAJ National Conference, and Suzi Smith was selected 2011 Knowledge Scholar for the AAJ National Conference Detention Track. Be sure to check her blog posts and tweets throughout the week for updates about the conference.

The AIA Academy of Architecture for Justice Conference

November 2-4, 2011
Los Angeles, CA
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LEED-J: Developing a Sustainability Rating System for Justice
Friday, November 4, 2011
8:00 – 9:30 a.m.

Justice facilities have unique challenges and opportunities for achieving sustainability. Building on the AA J Sustainable Justice Committee’s 2011 “Green Guide for Justice” and informed by the LEED for Healthcare rating system, this work session will be an opportunity to review and discuss a draft sustainability rating system for justice facilities.

Melissa Farling, AIA , LEED AP
Frank Green, FAIA
Julia Hughes, AIA, LEED AP BD +C
Susan Oldroyd, FAIA, LEED AP
Beverly Prior, FAIA, NCARB , LEED AP
Ken Ricci, FAIA
Raphael Sperry, AIA , LEED AP BD +C O+M

Design/Build in Corrections Environments: Good, Bad, or Indifferent?

Friday, November 4, 2011
9:45 – 11:15 a.m.

Alternative project delivery methods are being more utilized in the planning, design, and construction of detention and correctional facilities. The various forms of design/build have redefined the roles and responsibilities of the participating parties. What variations exist, pros/cons, and how the design professional is affected will be discussed.

Andrew Bohnert
Mike Courtney, DBIA
William H. (Buddy) Golson, Jr., AIA, NCARB
Jeff Goodale
James R. Kachik
Sam Kaplan, NAVFAC SW
Andrew Morgan, CCM
James W. Mueller, AIA
Chuck Oraftik, FAIA
Alan Petrasek, CMAA
Beverly Prior, FAIA , LEED AP, NCARB
Dave Roach
Steven A. Ruether
Craig Unger
Tina Wells, DBIA LEED AP
Leann Wooten, NAVFAC SW, LEED