Urbex, Urban Art & More
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.
The weekend is upon us and with it the opportunity to catch up on our reading over a nice cup of tea or coffee! Enjoy a range of diverse content from urban art and ghost towns to weirdly painted aircraft and more.
The Fichte-Bunker in Berlin, Germany, is a 19th century gasometer and former World War Two air raid shelter that has been transformed into some extremely chic homes.
Humans have always excelled at being an unsettled, roving species. As these historic ghost towns reflect, communities rise and fall for numerous reasons, leaving their settlements frozen in time.
The green web was buzzing in 2001 when a rooftop garden appeared atop Chicago City Hall to curb what is termed the ‘urban heat island effect’, cooling the building while using less energy.
The idea of a steampunk train isn’t exactly new. Indeed, as the Industrial Revolution demonstrated, the concept was a good one that revolutionised transportation. But what about a steampunk station?
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Linear urban parks utilising abandoned railway infrastructure are becoming increasingly popular, and Chicago’s Bloomingdale Trail (along with the QueensWay in NYC) could be the latest addition.
Photographer Voreas captured these striking images of an abandoned building completely consumed by snow and ice after climbing Mount Ossa in the Thessaly region of Greece.
One of several ghost cities of Eurasia, the abandoned resort of Varosha in Famagusta was once Northern Cyprus’ most exclusive tourist resort, now known by some as the ‘Ghost City’.
The village of Athelstaneford, about 20 miles east of Edinburgh, is noticeable primarily for its pretty church, characteristic Scottish cottages and traditional red telephone kiosk, which now serves as the local book exchange, or ‘Book Nook’.
The abandoned mansion known as Wyndcliffe stands on the eastern bank of the Hudson River near Rhinebeck, New York, and may have inspired the idiom ‘Keeping up with the Joneses’.