Switching prisons competition

Switching prisons

In a world of ever-growing dimensions of crime, the law is pushing back in finding patterns and new ways to track/identify/persuade/reduce crime. However, what is not keeping up is the infrastructure to punish/rehabilitate/imprison such criminals. The prisons which exist today are designed for containing criminals who are disrupting the society in the physical realm.

These involve identifiable offenses that happen like murder, theft, robbery, vandalism, etc. that involve a perpetrator to use bare hands and can be seen. But what about criminals who are disrupting our societies of tomorrow which are based on the web? Are prisons of today cannot be used for them? Brief: Design a model prison building for 500 prisoners, for perpetrators who are sentenced for serving crimes that are non-physical/cyber/online in nature in the context of the present and coming future. Source and images Courtesy of competitions.uni.

  • Timeline
  • Launch: June 20, 2019
  • Advance Registration closes: 20$ Students, 30$ Professionals, 80$ Institutional Access
  • Early Registration closes: 30$ Students, 50$ Professionals, 120$ Institutional Access
  • Last date to register: November 17, 2019
  • 40$ Students, 70$ Professionals, 160$ Institutional Access
  • Submission Deadline: November 27, 2019
  • Public Voting begins: December 07, 2019
  • Public Voting ends: December 28, 2019
  • Result Announcement: January 08, 2019
  • Prizes
  • Prize pool of worth: 15000$
  • First Prize: 5000$ (For students and professionals)
  • Runner up: 3 x 1500$ (For 2 x students and 1x professional)
  • People’s Choice: 2 x 500$ (For 2 x students – Most appreciated project wins this)
  • People’s Choice: 2 x 500$ (For 2 x Professionals – Most appreciated project wins this)
  • Honorable mention 7 x 250 (Students): 250$ Each
  • Honorable mention 7 x 250 (Professionals): 250$ Eac

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