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History's Greatest Architectural Blunders

When buildings fail, they fail spectacularly—and often, tragically. But failed structures also serve an important purpose: To teach engineering and architecture students what not to do.
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Urban exploration: derelict and abandoned urban, industrial and commercial locations. http://wreckyratbird.com
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Lost Places in Berlin und Umgebung – Verlassene Orte

Lost Places in Berlin und Umgebung – Verlassene Orte | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
Spannende Lost Places in Berlin. Ich erkläre dir, wie du hinkommst und worauf du beim Fotografieren verlassener Orte achten musst.
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There's Something Darkly Whimsical About This Abandoned Christmas Village

There's Something Darkly Whimsical About This Abandoned Christmas Village | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
There's something darkly whimsical about this abandoned Christmas village in Vermont. Take a look at the chilling footage.
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A tunnel hidden amongst the woods

A tunnel hidden amongst the woods | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
On occasion, I have been able to combine both my job at the newspaper and my interest in railroading, as was the case when we visited an abandoned railroad tunnel between Grahn and Aden, Kentucky. …
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Christopher Herwig photographs space-age Soviet bus stops

Christopher Herwig photographs space-age Soviet bus stops | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
The Canadian photographer captures experimental and flamboyant Soviet bus stop designs from a bygone age
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Secret Underground Cities - From America to Australia

Secret Underground Cities - From America to  Australia | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
Today, our civilization is mostly concerned with what goes on above ground. Our cities are bustling cosmopolitan centers for commerce and business transactions - rarely, if ever, do we consider what might be lurking right underneath our feet
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Real Urban Decay - Modern Ruins And Deserted Cities Around The World

Real Urban Decay - Modern Ruins And Deserted Cities Around The World | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
Crumbling buildings, dilapidated staircases that go nowhere, wildly overgrown vegetation, wolves hunting through the abandoned city in packs...these are images and scenes from our modern existence, though they may seem borrowed from
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An Unexpected City Of Tunnels Is Hiding Underground In This Rural Town In Idaho

An Unexpected City Of Tunnels Is Hiding Underground In This Rural Town In Idaho | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
This forgotten remnant of Idaho's history stretches for miles... but few people know it even exists.
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Most People Have No Idea These 15 Abandoned Tunnels Around The U.S. Exist

Most People Have No Idea These 15 Abandoned Tunnels Around The U.S. Exist | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
These 15 abandoned tunnels around the U.S. are beautiful, and in some cases, haunting. It's amazing how such magnificent structures become forgotten.
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Pompiers

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Explore Ultima Visita Urbex's photos on Flickr. Ultima Visita Urbex has uploaded 214 photos to Flickr.
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destruction

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Explore raisinka's photos on Flickr. raisinka has uploaded 196 photos to Flickr.
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Abandoned Christmas

Associating abandoned places with Christmas might seem like a dark topic to explore. Fortunately, my experience with the combination has been rare; the two locations were spread across disparate states in America.
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The Diplomat “Haunted” Hotel

The Diplomat “Haunted” Hotel | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
One afternoon, my boyfriend and i were chit-chatting through a virtual messenger. He showed me a great picture that gives a creepy feeling. Really an eye-catchy one. Well, plus the fact that my boyfriend is really an amazing photographer but that was just his hobby.ehheem :p hehe. One of the most visited haunted grounds during…
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Images of everyday life and places in South Africa

Images of everyday life and places in South Africa | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
Old Top Star Drive-in, Johannesburg. It was situated on top of a mine dump overlooking the city. The dump was in the process of being re-mined and a week after I shot this image the icon on the skyline was gone.
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How Canadian photographer was threatened with 'firing squad' in USSR

How Canadian photographer was threatened with 'firing squad' in USSR | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
Christopher Herwig began an 18,000 mile journey in 2002 and visited 13 different countries taking pictures of the extravagant bus pavilions dotted around the former USSR.
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Exploring the Caverns and Caves in Texas

Exploring the Caverns and Caves in Texas | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
Texas is home to many caves and caverns. I explore a few of my favorites.
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Most People Don't Know This Abandoned Subway In New York Even Exists

Most People Don't Know This Abandoned Subway In New York Even Exists | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
In Rochester there's a fascinating piece of our state's history that has been withering away with time right before our eyes for quite some time now.
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Underneath Raleigh, North Carolina Lies A Creepy Yet Amazing Abandoned Village

Underneath Raleigh, North Carolina Lies A Creepy Yet Amazing Abandoned Village | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
What once was the place for nightlife and live music slowly dwindled and now sits abandoned underground busy areas in Raleigh.
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