Urbex, Urban Art & More
The US government is notoriously obstructive about allowing members of the public near its fleet of mothballed Stealth Fighters. So artist Zaq Landsberg built his own full scale wooden mock-up.
Science meets myth and legend in The Poison Garden, where stories are told of certain plants that are so deadly that they need a special licence to live there at all.
Throughout the Victorian period and the early part of the 20th century, railways were a source of great civic pride and prestige. This article looks back at 20 historic scenes from the glory days of train travel.
This ‘crashed’ Boeing 747 – used as a movie prop in Steven Spielberg’s 2005 adaptation of War of the Worlds – is a former All Nippon Airways Jumbo Jet bought by Universal Studios and transported to LA at a cost of $2 million USD.
This article looks at the submerging of several settlements in the past century in order to build reservoirs in response to an increasing demand for tap water.
This sprawling abandoned Art Deco sanatorium in France proves that not all the isolation hospitals of yesteryear were bleak institutions – architecturally at least. Urban explorer RomanyWG takes a closer look.
Located close to Dhaka in Bangladesh, the ghost town of Panam City, or Panam Nagar, lies within Sonargaon, and was once an important trading centre at the end of the Grand Trunk Road.
The machine itself is interesting enough, but it was the seat that caught my attention, which is similar in appearance to vintage tractor seats that have become increasingly prevalent as modern furniture items.
As the name implies, train surfing is the dangerous and often illegal practice of hitching a ride on the outside of passenger trains – be it as a necessity or an extreme hobby.
The ‘Animal House’ is one of several properties within a two-block area of Detroit’s East Side decoratively adorned with discarded objects as part of urban interventionist art installation the Heidelberg Project.
The stunning Boekhandel Selexyz Dominicanen, located in Maastricht, the Netherlands, is an 800-year-old former church that is arguably the world’s most beautiful bookshop.
The ancient town of Myra in the Lycia region of Anatolia boasts a number of breathtaking ruins, the most striking of which are the rock-cut tombs of the ancient Lycian necropolis.
Situated somewhere in Europe, urban explorer Urbex Maestro captured this striking series of photographs featuring a now abandoned gasometer dating to the turn of the 20th century.
Twenty-five feet beneath Dupont Circle, a bustling urban park in Washington, D.C., an abandoned streetcar station has remained eerily quiet and virtually forgotten since 1962.
Four gasometers in Vienna, Austria, have been protected landmarks since 1978. In 1995, four leading architects were tasked with giving each one into a unique urban complex.