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WEB | Artificial Owl’s Abandoned Buildings

February 2, 2010

US anti-ballistic missile system, Stanley R. Mickelsen Safeguard complex, Nekoma, ND, USA

I came across Artificial Owl‘s treasure chest of “fascinating abandoned man-made creations” and had to share these amazing images. Here’s a set of buildings I’ve picked out from their visual archive of places, spaces and things from all over the world. Check ’em out:

Mexican church buried by lava: San Juan Parangaricutiro


Bokor Hill Station, abandoned French town in Bokor Mountain, Cambodia

Hanging bunker at Devil’s slide, south of San Francisco, CA

Abandoned igloo hotel, Cantwell, Alaska

Abandoned acoustic mirrors, Denge, UK

La Mano del Desierto, Atacama Desert (ok, so its not a building…but wow!)

Abandoned shipyard, Japan

Abandoned military surplus warehouse, Pollepel Island, Hudson River, NY

Ghost town of Bodie, California

Ghost space hotel, San-chih, Taiwan

Concrete dome/nuclear waste bin, Pacific, Enewetak Atoll

Cape May WW2 Bunker New Jersey


Secret underground submarine base, Balaklava, Ukraine

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One Comment leave one →
  1. Barrie Suddery permalink
    February 2, 2010 6:21 pm

    There simply must be a way to renovate these amazing buildings and put them to use once again even if it is a completely different use than the architect’s originally intended.

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