Prison Architecture and its Relevance in Rehabilitation.
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No human soul is a culprit by birth. Unfavourable circumstances, acute poverty, illiteracy and abuse forces them to take terribly actions. The aim of the prison is not to only punish the convicted felons but also rehabilitation them and to Prepare them to live a better honest and decent life. These prisoners have great potential if they are rehabilitated in an effective manner, it helps in rebuilding the human character by insulin ethics , morality and self esteem. This dissertation studies the purpose of prisons and how they can be designed to help in reforming the lives of inmates. The society stigma that gets attached to a person who has been to prison, bounds him/her outcast from Family and society, consequently he/she is left to survive on his/her own. Furthermore this research studies the challenges faced in establishing rehabilitative parameters in prison design. My case studies are Luzira and Katojo prisons in central and western Uganda respectively and North Branch Correction Institute Arizona located in Maryland, America