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Martin Berglund



  • Architecture
  • Courts
  • Detention
  • Principal
Martin Berglund
  • Principal

Martin is a key member of the DLR Group global Justice+Civic Studio. He specializes in programming, pre-design, and schematic design for criminal justice related facilities, such as jails, prisons, local justice centers, and courts. He has devoted the past decade of his professional career to working with municipal, state, and federal clients, and clients in the private sector, to advance innovation and delivery of justice facilities.

"Justice design meets a vital community need. I am intrigued by the opportunities we have, through thoughtful planning and design, to provide spaces and facilities that aid in the betterment of society, and humane environments."

Martin has worked on justice facilities across the country. He was project manager for the new Hancock County Public Safety Complex in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, which provided a new a sheriff's department, county jail, and court to replace a facility completely destroyed by Hurricane Katrina. Martin was the design leader for the renovation of the 12-story Clark County Detention Center North Tower in Las Vegas, and has played a key role in multiple designs for the Corrections Corporation of America.

"Enhancing the correctional environment through architecture is especially important because of the emotional manner in which these facilities impact offenders, staff, and local communities."