Interpenetrate

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Interpenetrate

A decorative feature, such as a molding, that enters another element, such as a column, and reappears on the other side; it was commonly found in the Gothic Revival style.
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Unlike early functionalists, with their concern for plan, Arets interpenetrates the stratified floor volumes.
What this means, quite literally, is that the form of the building reaches out of the traditional spatial envelopes that tend to define urban development--setback lines, zoning envelopes, street corridors, and pedestrian walkways--and interpenetrates them, reorganizing the localized flow of people and energy.