Associate Principals

Laura Maiello | Associate Principal
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Laura Maiello is a Senior Associate Principal with over 25 years of experience in corrections and juvenile justice planning and predesign. Her depth of knowledge and expertise has assisted many jurisdictions by developing with the Client a philosophical mission, systems framework and operational context for facility planning and design. Her policy and planning recommendations to governmental decision-makers and clients have resulted in improved justice and correctional systems, programs and facilities at both state and local levels. Laura’s perspective is a valuable resource to designers, building users, and clients, bringing a national best practices perspective to the translation of program into built form.

A thought leader in the field, Laura has presented on a variety of detention and justice facility planning and design topics nationally at venues such as the AIA Academy of Architecture for Justice, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, the National Partnership for Juvenile Services, the American Jail Association, and the American Correctional Association, and is widely published in professional and trade journals.