Exploring the city and urban areas, abandoned, derelict places. http://wreckyratbird.com
Curated by Laura Brown
I am currently sorting through a ton of pics following my journey along Route 66. Please bear with me if I don't comment on your streams as often as I normally would! This was one of my favourite places along the Mother Road. In an apparent tribute to the more famous Cadillac Ranch 18 miles further west, 5 VW's have been buried face down. It's not as well known as the latter so we had this all to ourselves to add more graffitti(visitors are encouraged to do so) and more importantly to take lots of photo's!
These amazing abandoned houses are the work of artist Mike Doyle.
Each building can reach up to six feet in height, use up to 130,000 LEGO bricks and take approximately 600 hours to produce. And while you may think it—there are no foreign objects of either wood, glue, paint or otherwise in these constructions. Incredible.
If you think that’s impressive, have a look at Mr. Doyle’s latest work that is almost good enough to eat.
See more of Mike Doyle’s work here.
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Iconic buildings such as the Flatiron Building and the Empire State Building are revered for their historical and cultural significance. However, few people are aware of the equally important structures scattered around the world—structures that have survived time, nature, and the wrecking ball.
A bizarre trial begins on Monday at Blackfriars Crown Court. Its proceedings are predicted to last at least six weeks, and the costs — no doubt extravagant — will be largely borne by taxpayers. At the centre of this legal circus are a group of so-called “place-hackers”, people who get their kicks from gaining access to derelict, secret or otherwise off-limits parts of the city. In recent years such “urban explorers” have become increasingly bold in challenging the official demarcation of public
Featured Image – Sanzhi, Taïwan – by Alexander Synaptic. There’s a certain kind of mystery that tickles our curiosity concerning an abandoned city. How has it deteriorated? Why? These places inspire us, they are like windows through time that tell us an ancient story. There are probably more abandoned cities than you’d think, here is a round-up …