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Designing Justice + Designing Spaces

Designing Justice+ Designing Spaces engages communities in the design and development of new buildings, spaces, and tools to attack the root causes of mass incarceration: poverty, racism, lack of access to resources.

Designing Justice + Designing Spaces in the News

DJDS in Shondaland

Deanna Van Buren, the founder of Designing Justice + Designing Spaces, is profiled today in Shondaland as part of their Black History Now series.

DJDS in Bloomberg CityLab

Bloomberg CityLab’s Zach Mortice talked to DJDS’s Deanna Van Buren about the challenges of transforming closed jails into spaces that benefit communities.

Deanna Van Buren on WNYC

Deanna Van Buren of Designing Justice + Designing Spaces discusses how architects are taking the lead in building alternatives to prisons.

DJDS in Fast Company

Check out the story in Fast Company today: This Atlanta jail will transform into a center for justice and equity.