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Panóptico de Bentham, 1791

Architectural drawing combining elevation, section and plan: drawings by Willey Reveley of Jeremy Bentham's proposal for a Panopticon prison,

Proletar1at. Holmesburg Prison. Philadelphia. 2012. Site of unethical medical experiments on primarily Black inmates.

Site of unethical medical experiments on primarily Black inmates.

The panopticon is an architectural model, originally for a prison, that can be seen as a metaphor for the way in which power works. A central guard tower looks out on a circular set of prison cells, with the activities of each cell in full view of the tower. The building design produces regulatory behaviour, because whether or not there are actually guards in the tower (this cannot be seen by prisoners), the prisoners will feel that gaze upon them and regulate their behaviour accordingly.

The panopticon (Jeremy Bentham is an architectural diagram of power

5. David Leventi

The 25 Greatest Architectural Photographers Right Now5. David Leventi

Haarlem Prison, Haarlem, Netherlands, 2011 from Prison David Leventi

Panopticon perspective. Prison in which inmates are all visible and watched by a guard that is invisible.

Prison in which inmates are all visible and watched by a guard that is invisible.

E2A Japan visitor center

E2A Japan visitor center

Elevation, section and plan of Jeremy Bentham's Panopticon drawn by Willey Reveley in 1791.

Building Bentham’s Panoption – A Simple Idea in Architecture

Elevation, section and plan of Jeremy Bentham's Panopticon drawn by Willey Reveley in

panteon

Other title: Pantheon (Rome, Italy) Date: Current location: Rome, Roma, Lazio, Italy Description of work: Commissioned by Hadrian the building has captivated Western architects for generations. In 608 it was one of the first Roman temp

Superb What is a Tulou?

What is a Tulou

The ground & upper floor plans and the section of the old circular residence (Tulou) in Fujian Province

"The architectural plan here is for a prison building which has many characteristics that are similar to Bentham's panopticon, that Foucault famously commented upon in his work 'Discipline and Punish.' The cell both spares and deprives the prisoner of the others' presence, in a very paradoxical 'liberté morale.' On the other hand, the prisons should be built according to principles of 'surveillance:' the prisoner needs to be seen at every moment of the day. The circular shape is ideal for…

"The architectural plan here is for a prison building which has many characteristics that are similar to Bentham's panopticon, that Foucault famously commented upon in his work 'Discipline and Punish.' The cell both spares and deprives the prisoner of the others' presence, in a very paradoxical 'liberté morale.' On the other hand, the prisons should be built according to principles of 'surveillance:' the prisoner needs to be seen at every moment of the day. The circular shape is ideal for…

The Panopticon - The New York Times - www.adsimpson.com

Adam Simpson (MA, RCA) is an Artist/Illustrator based in London. He works on commissions for clients worldwide, as well as his self initiated projects.

Inmates standing in their cells, Prison Presido Modelo, Cuba, 1926

ramirezbundydahmer: “Panopticon Prison: Inmates standing in their cells, Cuba, 1926 - In this eerie photograph of a Cuban prison, inmate after inmate stands silhouetted in a semicircle of stacked.

Guðjón Samúelsson - Hallgrímskirkja - 1942

Guðjón Samúelsson - Hallgrímskirkja - 1942

El panóptico de Bentham

Jeremy Bentham and the Panopticon

The Stateville Correctional Center in Illinois

American Panopticon :: Science and Democracy Network

Timeline of the Panopticon prison both as an Idea and an Architecture

Millbank Prison - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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