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Cultivating Jail / Public spaces and buildings

Cultivating Jail
Cultivating Jail

The theme of the design is atonement through indirect public service. The jail combines residential and commercial functions. The produce from the farms on the top is delivered to the factories to be processed by the inmates, and then the products are sent to the food court for sale. Prisons are also being subsidized by the incomes, and the excess money will be donated to charities. The concept of the structure comes from a tree. The wall is hugged by roots, and there are branches to support the building. The inmates can make contribution to the community through working, which is also a way to atone for their crimes.

University

National Yunlin University of Science and Technology

National Yunlin University of Science and Technology
Yunlin, Taiwan

Design

National Yunlin University of Science and Technology

National Yunlin University of Science and Technology
Yunlin, Taiwan

Yi-Ting, Hsieh Yi-Pin, Lin