Traveling around Europe, Belgian photographer Reginald Van de Velde explore the bottom of the abandoned cooling towers and finds there the theatrical stage. He said
‘One thing that fascinates me is the fact that not a single cooling tower is the same. Each and every one of them has a unique interior design and build. They all look the same from the exterior, but with each visit to a new cooling tower I’m always surprised by a different interior, time and time again.
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For the boarded-up windows and warning signs “Passage closed” is often hidden world, which is slowly absorbed by nature. The last 5 years of a photographer from London Rebecca Bathory spent traveling the world in search of the most beautiful abandoned buildings.
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Abandoned places always attract researchers for its unique aura. Belgian photographer Kenneth Provost is one of them. From his trip to Italy, he brought not hackneyed photos of the Colosseum and the Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the mysterious pictures of abandoned places with the title ” Beautiful Italy“.
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The era of Enver Halil Hoxha in Albania left about 750,000 bunkers. Paranoid dictator was fascinated by the idea of “bunkerizatsii whole country.” During the 35 years (1950-85), most of the residents were involved in public works in order to build temporary shelters in case of war. Today bins made of high quality materials (which by the way were bought in Austria and Italy), continue to exist as monuments of the state of idiocy and paranoia. Some of these buildings are adapted by local residents for various needs.
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Greece is the birthplace of the Olympic Games. The history of these competences goes back almost 3000 years ago. However, unlike ancient Greece, contemporary Greeks have little reason to be proud of the accomplishment of the Olympics. In 2004 in Athens the twenty-eighth edition of the Olympic Games was held, but in just 11 years, the sports structures along with the Olympic Village became true ruins.
The sand for beach volleyball is overgrown.
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