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Pattern: Hospitable reception of external perspectives by structures

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Part of a 5-fold Pattern Language.
Subsequently published in Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential (1986)

Pattern template

Physical Welcoming reception areas in institutions.

Broader Flexible domain organization; Protected low-density communication pathways; Integrated contexts for perspective dynamics; Minimally-structured perspective control operations; Enhancing insight by varying levels of exposure to it; Distinct pattern of entry points to complex structures; Internal transition spaces enhancing structural entry points.

Narrower Partially exposed perspective context; Occupiable sites exposed to external insight; Provision for temporary perspective inactivity; Appropriate proportions of perspective contexts; Organization of structure to provide occupiable sites; Organization of structures to permit two sources of external insight; Maintenance of source of direct insight within structures as a focal point.

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