auditorium plan

auditorium plan

A plan, 1 employed in church architecture where the plan of the sanctuary somewhat resembles a common plan of a modern auditorium.
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The neatly framed spectacle was devised for his benefit, and optimally viewed from his central seat, with the auditorium plan a diagram of the social hierarchy.
This idea, rather than precedents such as the Neo-Classical Munich National Theatre, is the origin of the circular auditorium plan, replacing the fan-shaped auditorium of the original design proposals.