Panopticons

Buildings, as prisons, hospitals, or libraries, so arranged that all parts of the interior are visible from a single point.

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2398
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panopticums Dutch
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300004836. The J. Paul Getty Trust.