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Friday, July 3, 2009

When I Grow Up I Want To Be A Prison Architect: "Sportsdomes, Not Cages"

"I like to call them Sportdomes, not cages," says prison architect Willem Van der Sluis. Indeed, his unusual 2007 project in the Zaandam industrial zone in the Netherlands consists of conjoined geodesic domes that don't look like cages at all. But, these spaces, designed for playing sports, prevent soccer or basketball players from escaping; the users are inmates.

link: Domecage Prison Yards


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