Is there an architectural term (eg, "vista") for a situation in which
a building is arranged so that (with all doors open) you can view
multiple rooms, one through another, in sequence, at once?
That is, when standing in room A, you can both see and look through
rooms B and C to room D?
(One might want to widen the farther doors, but that's another
HmMm, that's probably the closest architecture gets me, although as
one would expect from architecture it implies deliberate design, and
I have an analytical situation in which computer-generated multi-(say)-
chamber forms are viewed internally and sequentially from their
several chambers, eg
is viewed from B as
from C as
and from D as
I've been, not entirely happily, calling these "eversions".
I may adopt "enfilades", in spite of the reservations above.
Years ago, I did a project where there were wide circulation spaces between
all the rooms but because of the width (8 feet) and because the spaces were
all wide open they couldn't really be called hallways. So we settled on the
term interstice spaces to describe them. I.E. the space between two spaces.
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