Do you think you can differentiate a jail’s hallway from a high school corridor? The one you see is a prison which is not possible to understand unless there is a security entrance of guards at an information desk. Moreover, the lunchroom you reach following the corridor is uncannily akin to one that can be found at a high school.
Similar to most of their layouts, secondary schools and jails have comparable assembly halls. The reason for this is the requirement of regularly bespeaking to a big number of confined people for a certain length of time.
One of the photographs shows a school auditorium while the other shows a prison’s assembly hall. Their design is similar, the seats for the audience is on a lower ground than the stage where the speech giver is situated. Also the layout of the seats makes it possible to keep track of the entries to the hall, besides it is easy to keep the seating plan in form.
The end of Industrial Revolution caused a rapid increase of the construction During the Industrial Revolution the rapid increase in the industry workers created the necessity for bigger and low-cost buildings. Most of the institutional building today are inherited from that era, commonly they are only practical ones without any artistic values.
It is possible to say that what is created by the structures of these buildings is the experience of conforming the authority and following the rules. Both high schools and prisons use their exterior and layout in order to affect who ever goes in.