Overcrowded penitentiaries, with some prisons at 300 percent capacity, are reducing populations, but have become too costly to operate. Modern high-tech, sustainable buildings will be more effective in function and more efficient.
Many governmental buildings need to be replaced so they, too, can operate more effectively. Green and energy-efficient buildings provide a more sustainable model that leaves a lighter footprint on the environment and ultimately provides an overall energy savings.
New schools are needed to improve the quality of the educational experience for students, thus helping children to be more competitive in the new world market place.