The Sanzhi UFO houses , also known as the Sanzhi pod houses or Sanzhi Pod City, were a set of abandoned pod-shaped buildings in Sanzhi District, New Taipei City, Taiwan. The buildings resembled Futuro houses, some examples of which can be found elsewhere in Taiwan. The site where the buildings were located was owned by Hung Kuo Group. The UFO houses were constructed beginning in
Chand Baori is a stepwell situated in the village of Abhaneri near Jaipur in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Abhaneri is a village in the Dausa district of Rajasthan state in India. It is situated at a distance of 95 km from Jaipur, on the Jaipur-Agra road. It is located opposite Harshat Mata Temple and was constructed in 800 AD. Chand Baori consists of 3,500
Vincze Miklos collected a series of photographs featuring abandoned toy factories that may cause us to pause and wonder what really hides inside our toys. Some of the abandoned factories still have doll heads waiting for their bodies on assembly-line equipment. Broken dolls litter the floors of other factories. Broken toys, signs, and colorful surrounding sit among the decaying structures and dirt. The images are
These forgotten decaying power plants held symmetry, geometrical interest, stunning beauty, and surreal qualities that only surfaced when you removed the bustling humanity that obscured the technological and architectural beauty hidden behind the scenes. Many of the following photographers have captured images that make us question whether we are looking back upon human history or forward to other world’s decay. Tease your mind through these
Matthias Haker from Dresden, Germany is truly a multi-talented artist excelling in architectural, interior photography, people, portrait, fashion and wedding photography. Here is a unique collection of Abandoned Buildings photography.
There is something about the tranquility of the desert that calms us. In this series of captivating photographs, Boston photographer Ed Freeman has captured photos that showcases small desert towns in Southern California. His series features unique buildings that he came across while visiting the area.
Looking at images of an abandoned doctor’s house in Germany taken by photographer Daniel Marbaix prompts curiosity similar to that evoked by great historical sites. Who were these people? Why did they leave in such a hurry? What happened here? The once-grand house is badly dilapidated but its rooms still boast gorgeous fixtures and items inexplicably abandoned, suggesting a sudden flight from the home by
The extravagant residence Castello di Sammezzano sits on top of a hill in Tuscany, Northern Italy is located on a 185-hectare park. Originally it was built in the Moorish style in 1605 for Ximenes d’Aragona and then re-designed between 1853 and 1889. It was abandoned in the late 1990′s after being used as a luxury hotel. It is surrounded by almost 500 acres of lush
The New World Shopping Mall was once a thriving 11-story mall but due to building regulations many of its floors had to be demolished. To make things worse, the mall suffered an arson attack which destroyed the structure’s roof and few years later the mall has being abandoned in 1999.. Not long after that monsoon rains flooded the lower floors. As a way to combat
The subprime mortgage crisis, which has its roots in the closing years of the twentieth century, became apparent in 2007 and has exposed pervasive weaknesses in the regulation of the financial industry and the global financial system. This work was shot in the USA, between November and December 2008, in the context of a commission by The New York Times Magazine. Produced in eight separate