Abandoned Buildings

Beijing show highlights 3 artists

Soka Art Beijing's newly opened exhibition, Three Artists, shows the works of Zhang Yingnan, Mitsuhiro Ikeda and Wan Ting Yu, three artists who are …

Beijing

16 abandoned buildings that would make mind-blowing clubs

Imagine

Tainted love: Bob Thissen finds beauty in derelict Japanese love hotels

<b>(CNN) —</b> In one photo, a dusty chandelier hangs from the ceiling above a large circular mattress framed by a mirrored headboard. In another, an abandoned suit of armor stands guard over a chariot bed adorned with stained pillows.<p>Signs of decay, from the scattered debris of a collapsing roof to water …

Photography

Mina de São Domingos (Sao Domingos Mines) in Corte do Pinto, Portugal

With its derelict abandoned buildings, blood-red rivulets of water, and barren fields, a visit to the post-apocalyptic landscape of the abandoned São …

Weird

Eliza Malkhasyan Photography

Through the lens of Eliza Malkhasyan.<p>Eliza Malkhasyan is an Armenian photographer and graphic designer who works for agency Backbone Branding. Her …

Photography

Photographer documents abandoned places in Fukushima in this devastating photo series

The very thought of Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster can bring tears to your eyes. It’s been more than six years since this event, and consequences …

Photography

Eerie Abandoned Places In Germany: Explore At Your Own Risk

From abandoned hospitals to deserted amusement parks and Olympic villages, we've rounded up the best eerie sites in Germany worth exploring.

Travel

MAPPED: The eight creepiest places on earth you really shouldn’t visit

Indulge your curiosity with a virtual tour of the eerie and the abandoned<p>For some, fear strikes at something as simple as a strange noise in the …

Travel

Photographer captures the beauty of Europe's abandoned buildings

<b>(CNN) —</b> Gina Soden has spent the last six years seeking out Europe's grand and abandoned buildings, from hospital asylums and palaces to boarded up schools and disused power stations.<p>"I like the fact they're hidden spaces that not many people know about," says the London-based photographer.<p>"For me, …

Photography

Exploring the Thumb - Abandoned Places

Abandoned places are truly interesting. I love the way that nature always wins the fight against man-made things. This trip, we traveled to the …

Ghost Towns

Haunting Photos Show an Abandoned Tokyo Love Motel’s Decay

It’s human to be haunted by the ghosts of lovers past. But there’s one love hotel in Japan that some locals believe may actually be haunted.<p>When it …

Hotels

Images of the abandoned Japanese lovers hotel where rooms were rented by the hour

<b>This stunning set of photographs offer a peek inside an abandoned hotel used as an escape for extramarital affairs.</b><p>The empty Fuurin Motel, in Tokyo, …

Hotels

Amazon Calm: Rio’s Deteriorating Olympic Games Venues

Barely completed in time, venues at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil are going south in a big way now that the athletes have …

Olympics

MSD to help demolish vacant buildings

The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District could spend up to $13.5 million demolishing abandoned buildings in the city. MSD’s board approved an …

St. Louis

Last Dance: A Dozen Hustled & Bustled Abandoned Discos

[ By Steve in Abandoned Places & Architecture. ]Disco ducks and dancing queens can no longer shake their booties since these dozen decrepit abandoned …

Urbanism

The 5 Rules You Need to Know Before Urbexing

By College Tourist - Author Veronica White of University of East Anglia.<p>Some people call it Urban Exploration, we call it Urbex. The police may say we're trespassing, you may say we're just plain out of our minds, but we like to say we're artists and explorers, photographing and documenting the …

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The demolition of Baltimore: The history of North Bradford Street - Washington Post

In a growing city, a vacant house is an asset. In a shrinking one, it is a menace. The empty yard becomes a dump; plywood sheets do little to keep out squatters, drug dealers, prostitutes and arsonists. Fires started in abandoned buildings cause hundreds of millions of dollars in property damage …

Cities

How Christian Feichtner photographed Chernobyl & other abandoned places with his iPhone

mobiography:<p>Christian Feichtner lives in Vienna, Austria. He has been a photographer for many years and used to work as an event and concert …

Photography

MSD, St. Louis near agreement to demolish hundreds of vacant structures for rain gardens

<b>ST. LOUIS •</b> More than a year after announcing a proposal to supplement the city’s budget to demolish abandoned properties, the region’s sewer …

St. Louis

5 Creepy Abandoned Places That'd Make Perfect Villain Lairs

By Pauli Poisuo Published: January 09th, 2017 Congratulations, you demented supervillain! You've managed to piss off the hero by throwing their best …

Cool Stuff

Top 25 Travel Inspired Instagram Accounts to Follow in 2017

<i>Instagram</i> is one of my favorite social media platforms and scrolling through my IG newsfeed <i></i>each morning multiple times per day has slowly but surely …

Inspiration

Capping Chernobyl: Nuclear Disaster Site Covered in Giant Protective Dome

[ By WebUrbanist in Abandoned Places & Architecture. ]In an unprecedented feat of engineering, the world’s most infamous nuclear disaster site has …

Chernobyl

Syria regime shelling kills 21 civilians in Aleppo

Beirut - Syrian government artillery fire killed 21 civilians, including two children, in an eastern district of Aleppo early on Wednesday, a …

Syria

Fascinating Photos Highlight the Forgotten Beauty of Abandoned Buildings

Germany-based freelance photographer Matthias Haker has a special artistic interest in exploring the architectural nuances of the many abandoned buildings that he comes across. From decaying ballrooms to forsaken hotel lobbies ostentatiously missing their guests, through his vivid imagery Haker …

Architecture

What 1 thing would kids growing up in Detroit change?

CLOSE<p>Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>High School students tell us the one thing they would change about Detroit.<p><i>The Detroit Free Press spent a year listening to</i> …

Detroit

Tee’d Off: A Dozen Abandoned Golf Driving Ranges

[ By Steve in Abandoned Places & Architecture. ]Golf isn’t the hit sport it used to be and one consequence is the proliferation of abandoned driving …

Golf

Evolution of Decay: Watch American Buildings Fall Into Ruin Over 40+ Years

[ By SA Rogers in Abandoned Places & Architecture. ]Architecture that was at its prime in the 1970s has slowly fallen into decline and often ruin …

Urbanism

Street Art Portraits on Abandoned Buildings Reveal the Fragility of Beauty

Australian street artist Rone has torn himself away from the bigger, better, higher philosophy of modern day muralism for a new, intimate project that explores the fragility of beauty in crumbling interiors. Based in Melbourne, the artist, whose popularity has skyrocketed in recent years, returned …

Street Art

Explore Forbidden Locations in Chicago With Daring Photographer trashhand

Scale decrepit buildings and trot along railroad tracks in this immersive 360º video.<p>trashhand is widely-recognized for capturing a slew of forbidden and abandoned places in his hometown of Chicago, Illinois. The madcap photographer has scaled skyscrapers, ventured into ramshackle churches and …

Chicago