November 17, 2012Blog Archives
The North Lakes is well known for its beauty and isolation but this tranquil tourist beacon still hides many untold secrets within its nooks and crannies.
Several weeks ago leading up to October 31st, it suddenly seemed apt to go and investigate the abandoned remains of Upminster Old Chapel, now being restored after the discovery of WW2 bombs.
As far as urban ghosts go, few sites tell such a graphically bittersweet story as the forgotten communist monuments that litter the landscape of Bulgaria.
Located near Betws-y-Coed in North Wales, these abandoned cottages with their elaborate tiered gardens and stone privies mark the remains of Rhiwddolion.
The first time I saw Compania Maritima, I was surprised to find a hollow structure with beautiful arcs and balusters that made me wonder what the building used to be during its glory days.
Located on Chapel Hill to the east of Tintern Abbey in Monmouthshire, Wales, the ruined church of St Mary the Virgin, complete with ivy-clad tower and overgrown graveyard.
During World War Two, hundreds of airfields were hastily constructed across the United Kingdom. Their remains are often still visible today as ghostly reminders on the landscape.
For her series Broken Houses, artist Ofra Lapid sought inspiration from an amateur photographer who has documented decaying and abandoned buildings across North Dakota.
This article offers a 6-part guide to abandoned buildings and urban exploration, as well as urbex accessories such as mouse pads – learn more about this strange hobby here!
If you think all urbex accessories are designed to be taken into the field for infiltration purposes, you’ve clearly missed the likes of search engines and mouse pads!
Documented by photographer Kevin Bauman, the 24-block neighbourhood of Midtown Detroit known as Brush Park had once been an oasis of grand homes aimed at the city’s elite.
Humanity has long been obsessed with the end of the world, but what will it be like and what form will it take? These renderings and mysterious figures depict five post-apocalyptic visions.
Labelled The Doors of Perception, this image presents an incongruous scene where a new door, filing cabinet and umbrella stand adorn what looks to be an abandoned building.
Not far from the highest waterfall in the Balkans lies Mavrovo Lake, a national park in Macedonia that’s also famous for its semi-submerged church of St Nicholas.
Have you ever wandered past an abandoned doorway and wondered what lurks behind it? This article features 30 stirring urbex photos and dilapidated doors and links to what lies beyond.