The word penitentiary perhaps conjures up images of stark, tall, gray walls of a looming building. And at least razor wire. That’s by design. During an era of prison architecture, the idea was to make as looming and imposing buildings as possible as a way to deter people from committing crimes. Prison sentences and punishments act as a way of deterring other members of the
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