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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.

HoJo’s Lost Mojo: 10 Deserted Howard Johnson’s Locations

Hundreds of orange-roofed Howard Johnson's hotels, motels and restaurants once served fried clam strips and ice cream to tired, hungry American travelers.

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Colorful Pop-Up: City Farm Storefront for Produce & Plants

This competition-winning design uses upcycled materials to frame a street-facing  experience, in part through a fresh take on ‘window shopping’. ...

Building for Billionaires: Luxury Tower with Car Elevators

If you’re rich enough to live in the Porsche Design Tower, you’re rich enough to have a mega-expensive car or two worth hauling up to your ...

Crowdfunded Skyscraper: Record-Breaking Tower in Bogotá

With over $200 million from more than 3,500 supporters, the world’s largest crowdfunding campaign has generated the means to create the highest ...

Past Food: 10 Creepy Closed & Abandoned McDonald’s

I'm leavin' it! You can bet your sesame seed buns these 10 closed and abandoned McDonald's have swirled their last McFlurry and will bag burgers no more.

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Half Abandoned: Twin Townhouses Tell Two-Sided Stories

Physically conjoined but separately sold upon construction, the lives of paired buildings (ones that share a common wall) can diverge dramatically as this ...

Parasite Tent Pods: Vertical Urban Wall Homes for Homeless

In cities around the world, people are feeling the effects of a weak global economy and homeless populations continue to rise. Taking shelter in cardboard ...

Apostrophe-Shaped Bridge Doubles as a Ride for Pedestrians

Shaped like an apostrophe and bearing a shark-inspired fin, the Scale Lane Bridge in Hull, England allows pedestrians to go along for the ride when it swings ...

Human Body Museum: Undulating Design Wins Competition

Its organic form fits its function as a Cité du Corps Humain (Museum of the Human Body) like a metaphorical glove – interlocked fingers were, in fact, ...

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Surreal Subterranean Space: Hand-Carved Cave for Sale

If you’ve always dreamed about having your very own network of cathedral-like hand-carved caves (who hasn’t?) you’re in luck – such a ...

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