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Urban exploration: derelict and abandoned urban, industrial and commercial locations. http://wreckyratbird.com
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Squatters' Rights Exhibits

Squatters' Rights Exhibits | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it

Abandoned houses are creepy and often lead to stories like hauntings or old women who live there and eat children. In ‘100 Abandoned Houses,’ Kevin Bauman set out to capture the dilapidated and despondent abodes in still photography.

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Creepy Urban Exploration

Creepy Urban Exploration | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it

Although not a new activity, urban exploring is rapidly gaining popularity fueled by media coverage, including TV shows and many intriguing websites featuring the endeavour. According to Wikipedia, urban exploring “is the examination of the normally unseen or off-limits parts of human civilization.” Commonly explored locations include abandoned buildings such as derelict hospitals, hotels jails and factories; sewage drains (called ‘draining’); and tunnels.

 

Urban explorer and graphic designer, Tom Kirsch combines his fascination with, “the various abandonments I have explored and the photographs I have taken.” Tom adds, “This site was originally going to focus mainly on photography, but many people seem to express an interest in the act of exploring, so descriptions of images and trips made their way into the site.”

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