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Real-Life Panopticons: Deserted Dystopian Prisons in Cuba, From Web Urbanist, Digital Magazine on Urban Architecture, Art, Design, Travel, & Technology

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Imagine life inside a ring of cells around a central watchtower, where you can never be sure whether you are being observed. This surreal setup became an extreme reality under dictator Gerardo Machado on the Cuban Isla de la Juventud.

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