Category: ARCHITECTURE

Sep 4, 2014

Behind the Iron Curtain: An Abandoned Tour of the Eastern Bloc

Behind the Iron Curtain: An Abandoned Tour of the Eastern Bloc

In 2013, photographer Rebecca Litchfield was commissioned by Carpet Bombing Culture to photograph the abandoned buildings and areas of the former Soviet Union and its satellite states. Litchfield’s journey took her through ten countries in Eastern Europe to capture what was left from the collapse of the Soviet Union. The result was Soviet Ghosts,…

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Aug 29, 2014

Picture of the Day: Arpino, Italy

Picture of the Day: Arpino, Italy

Photograph by Raffaele Camardella Arpino is a comune (municipality) in the province of Frosinone in the region of Lazio in central Italy. Its Roman name was Arpinum and the ancient city dates back to at least the 7th century BC. [source] As of 2007, Arpino had a population of 7,684 over an area of…

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Aug 29, 2014

Office Aquarium Doubles as Desk Divider

Office Aquarium Doubles as Desk Divider

A former call center in Boulder, Colorado replaced their boring desk dividers with fish tanks, turning their staid office into a giant aquarium. According to the Daily Mail, the tank was built in 2000 and the numerous tanks provided soothing background/white noise for the call center employees. Unfortunately the company, aptly named…

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Aug 27, 2014

Picture of the Day: Abandoned Courtyard

Picture of the Day: Abandoned Courtyard

Photograph by Roberto Venegoni In this eerily serene capture, we see an overgrown courtyard at an abandoned psychiatric hospital. I came across the photo while looking through abandoned images on Flickr. Photographer Roberto Venegoni didn’t specify the exact location of the derelict building, but you can see more images from the set here. …

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Aug 27, 2014

The Most Amazing Stone Walls You Will See Today

The Most Amazing Stone Walls You Will See Today

Andreas Kunert and Naomi Zettl are the husband and wife duo behind Ancient Art of Stone. Together the two artists create some of the most beautiful and intricate stone walls you will ever see. Andreas has been working professionally with stone for over two decades and his passion was first ignited when his family…

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Aug 26, 2014

Picture of the Day: Super Sneaky Sliding Brick Wall Door

Picture of the Day: Super Sneaky Sliding Brick Wall Door

Photograph by marvinvis on reddit Reddit user marvinvis spotted this sliding door that perfectly matches the exterior brick facade of this building. The crafty installation was spotted in the village of Wéris in Wallonia, Belgium. We can only speculate what goes on behind that wall door, but one must assume it’s something diabolically awesome.…

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Aug 20, 2014

12 Photos That Look Straight Down from Perilous Heights

12 Photos That Look Straight Down from Perilous Heights

Photographer and urban explorer Ivan Kuznetsov shows us the world from a vantage point many of us will never experience first hand. Based in Moscow, the Russian photographer is a well-known ‘rooftopper’, which means he scales tall buildings and structures (often illegally) to take dizzying aerial photos of the world below. While ‘extreme’ rooftopping…

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