This story is hard to believe but it was featured in major US and European magazines, so I believe it’s true. At 47 stories, the In Tempo skyscraper in Spain is set to be the tallest residential building in the European Union. There is just one problem… There is no elevator on floors 21 through 47. The builders simply forgot to build it.
You’ve seen them driving down the road. Good ones, bad ones, and the ones they should have thought through a little more. Some look “official” while others look handmade or somewhere in-between. Once again, we’re presenting you a random collection of amusing, creative, entertaining, funny, peculiar, silly, strange, stupid, unusual and weird signs, billboards and information boards.
Whether due to war, drought, or just the passing of time everything has an expiration date and is eventually forgotten or abandoned. While some places fall into disrepair and are bulldozed, others remain standing through the centuries, or what’s left of them at least. Slowly then, over the years, they become a thing of legend surrounded by mystery. Stories are told of the blood that was spilled on their soil, the prisoners that were tortured, and the plagues that took thousands of lives. From battlefields to prisons, here are 25 bone chilling abandoned places.
Stephen Wilkes takes the ‘time lapse’ to a new level using photography instead of video. He spent roughly 15 hours per day photographing cities from New York to Shanghai elongating one of our favorite photo series’, ”Day to Night”.
Ancient monuments give us clues to astonishing past civilizations — but they’re under threat from pollution, war, neglect. Ben Kacyra, who invented a groundbreaking 3D scanning system, is using his invention to scan and preserve the world’s heritage in archival detail.
France must inspire us not only with a wonderful romantic Paris, but also with charming landscapes, unusual places and views that take your breath away.