The Hydroelectric Waterfall Prison Plays with Inmates' Minds

By: Meghan Young - Published: Mar 27, 2013 • References: & dvice
The Hydroelectric Waterfall Prison is unlike any penal institution ever created. Of course, it doesn't actually exist...yet. An elaborate concept worthy of a sci-fi flick, this remote prison focuses on the psychological effect architecture can have on people. In this case, it has a maddening effect on inmates.

Designed by Dr. Margot Krasojevic, the Hydroelectric Waterfall Prison is meant to be established offshore. With only a desolate view of blue vastness stretching beyond the horizon as well as the constant sound of a churning waterfall, the prison could easily be converted into an insane asylum.

Before that, however, the Hydroelectric Waterfall Prison doubles as a power station. The steady lapping of waves against a series of Tyson turbines feeds the structure while also exporting power to the mainland via a massive tether. Stats for Psychological Penal Institutions Trending: Older & Average
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