Archived Articles: Architecture

Ever wanted to explore abandoned places? Real-life urban exploration and building infiltration can be challenging, dangerous and even illegal. Here is your chance to try out urbex from the comfort of your computer - from deserted buildings to entire abandoned towns and cities, here are some of the most amazing abandoned locations around the world.

Dry Doc: 10 Abandoned Walk-in Public Health Clinics

It's prognosis negative (and not in a good way) for these abandoned walk-in clinics – obviously everyone within walking distance was perfectly healthy.

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Pink Marble Public Pissoir: Open-Air Urinal in Urban Zurich

This giant hunk of pink marble in the middle of a Zurich car park isn’t a sculpture, exactly; it’s a place to relieve yourself in the open air so you ...

City Lab: World’s Largest Urban Simulator Spans 26 Square Miles

It will be a brand-new, from-scratch American city like any other, with urban, suburban, exurban and rural zones dotted with houses, malls, power plants, ...

Crossing the Divide: 10 Totally Atypical Bridge Designs

Bridges aren’t just a means of passing from one place to another along a linear path; they might offer a place for strangers to converge, provide a ...

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Sky Swimming: Transparent Pool Bridges Two 10-Story Buildings

Designed to span over 80 feet and connect a pair of apartment structures in London, this remarkable see-through glass pool will give swimmers the ultimate ...

City Museum: Abandoned Warehouse Full of Caves, Rides & Slides

Somewhere between a huge funhouse, playground and circus, the City Museum of St. Louis may be the most entertaining and interactive urban architectural ...

Livin’ in a Lair: 12 Villainous-Looking Futuristic Houses

Every one of these somewhat ominous-looking futuristic homes is just waiting for its big Hollywood break as the lair from which some supervillain hatches ...

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Gone Fur Good: 10 Abandoned Petting Zoos & Game Parks

Generations of adults cherish childhood memories of these now-abandoned petting zoos. As for the animals fed & petted there, maybe they remember, too...

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Eco Capsule: Mobile Grid-Free Home Harnesses Sun, Wind & Rain

With stylistic nods to classic rounded Airstream trailers, this next-generation mobile pod dwelling is powered by solar and wind energy and provides drinkable ...

Commuter Glitch: 15 Abandoned Bus Stops & Shelters

Bus routes often change so why are so many bus stops built to last? These 15 abandoned bus stops are prime examples of non-transient transit infrastructure.

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