Ruins are known in Japan as ‘Haikyo’ (廃墟) – literally ‘abandoned place’. The word has become synonymous here with Urban Exploration, or Urbex for short, which is the exploration of man-made sites usually hidden or restricted from the general public.
Modern Ruins, Decay and Urban Exploration
Exploring abandoned, ruined and derelict locations in urban, rural and industrial places. http://wreckyratbird.com
Curated by Laura Brown
These aren't dumpy looking places, most are really attractive and interesting. Why are they being demolished just for another more expensive house to be built and left sitting empty, unsold?
Deep beneath the streets and sidewalks of Cincinnati, lies the derelict, rotting and ghostly remains of an unfinished Subway system, now empty and abandoned for almost a century! Rapid Travel Upgrade The project was started in the early 1900’s as an upgrade to the Cincinnati Streetcar System, but was left incomplete when policy decisions prevented …