In this post I talked about what I assumed had always been theoretical structures designed to create a perfect surveillance environment. But it turns out that a number have actually been built, including this one, which was a prison in Cuba. Sends chills down my spine. And here is a post on the Google blog detailing a few other panopticon prisons that were actually built, as seen on Google maps.
That last link sends even more chills down my spine, because Google is a virtual panopticon that allows us to peek at physical ones.