Archived Articles: Urban Exploration

From urbex, draining, building jumping and rooftopping to planking, parkour and free running, here you will find articles, images and videos of the breathtaking structural infiltrations and architectural explorations from around the world.

Liberty City: Inside an Urban Governmental Drone Test Complex

If you have ever wondered how and where the Department Homeland Security evaluates drones for real-world applications, this Freedom of Information Act request ...

Cargo Spotting: Field Guide to 20MM Global Shipping Containers

Shipping containers pass by us daily on trucks, trains and ships, carrying 90% of the world’s non-bulk cargo with them, but if you have ever wondered ...

Stealth Structures: 10 Buildings That Aren’t What They Seem

How many houses that you pass each day aren’t really houses at all, but just realistic-looking facades hiding a secret function? Speakeasies and secret clubs ...

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Forgotten Heritage: Exploring Europe’s Largest Deserted Places

For the past three years, this bold and big-thinking photographer has located and explored some of the world’s most vast abandoned spaces, from power ...

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Aerial Urbex: 7 Difficult Deserted Places Filmed with Drones

Drones have changed the landscape of urban exploration and building infiltration, allowing their navigators access to toxic, irradiated, forbidden and ...

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Networks of New York: Field Guide to Internet Infrastructure

We tend to think of the internet as something akin to aether, present all around us in the void – or perhaps something traveling down a series of tubes ...

Gravesend: Fake Town for Simulating Crimes, Riots & Terrorism

Like the set of a movie or setting of a video game, this surreal suburban facility could easily be mistaken for a real place at first glance – in ...

Yellow Brick Ode: The Mainly Abandoned Land Of Oz Theme Park

Closed since 1980, the Land of Oz theme park only opens for one October weekend annually. The rest of the time it looks like it's been abandoned 35 years.

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Top of the World: 9 Incredible POV Climbs & Dizzying Selfies

Your stomach will drop just looking at the stunning photos captured by some of the world’s most daring urban explorers, who scale insanely high towers ...

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Urban Surfing: City Dwellers Catch Radical Artificial Waves

Until recently, anyone who wanted to surf the artificial waves in a river in Munich’s English Garden had to do so under cover of night, with one eye on ...

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