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Urban exploration: derelict and abandoned urban, industrial and commercial locations. http://wreckyratbird.com
Curated by Laura Brown
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China bans 'bizarre' architecture

China bans 'bizarre' architecture | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
China has issued a new directive banning "bizarre architecture" - here is a selection of the more adventurous buildings that have sprung up in recent years.

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London’s ‘Missing Buildings’ by Thom And Beth Atkinson | Amusing Planet

London’s ‘Missing Buildings’ by Thom And Beth Atkinson | Amusing Planet | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it

September 7, 1940, is a significant date in London's history. On this Saturday afternoon, hundreds of German bombers flew over London, and for the next 57 consecutive nights, unleashing a wave of terror as they launched one of the biggest air offensive against the city, which came to be known as the “Blitz”.


Via Kirsty Hammond
Laura Brown's insight:

Glad to find this link. I think about the missing buildings which have left a shadow (as in this photo) quite often. Always nice to know at least one other person somewhere on the planet is thinking the same. :) 

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