Sure, most so-called placehackers or urban spelunkers are just taken with the mysteries of cities. But the National Counterterrorism Center warns that these adventurers inadvertently aid terrorists.
Exploring the city and urban areas, abandoned, derelict places. http://wreckyratbird.com
Curated by Laura Brown
Beit Arza was built in 1923 near the settlement of "Motza" and served as a guest house for the elite, for many years.
Arza got its name from the word Erez, which is a type of tree that Herzl planted there. The establishment contained a magnificent garden and pool, and over time the famous Presidents Avenue, where the trees planted by the Presidents of Israel, and other important people.
In the coming weeks the site will be closed to visitors as constructions begin, which will turn the place into a residential neighborhood.
The immense plants live under the Space Needle and blast anybody passing underneath with a harmony of voices.
Under the Space Needle, 40-foot-tall flowers acting both as lamps and troubadours that croon when people get near. The Pacific Science Center commissioned this trippy artwork for its novel design and use of solar electricity – the petals of each "flower" are studded with photovoltaic cells that allow them to shimmer in vibrant hues.
Last week I was reading an issue of Digital Photographer Magazine (issue 50) which had a good feature on Urban Landscapes.
In it they interviewed an urban landscape photographer (Mark Bury) and asked him for his top 5 tips on his craft. I thought I’d share them here.
The headings are his the descriptions are my paraphrases of his tips combined with some of my own thoughts.:
They look like forgotten Dahleks from Doctor Who.