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    • SPACE TYPE: Factory

    • PRESERVATION STATUS: Abandoned

    The main hall of a now ruined cement factory. It was established at the turn of the century and worked throughout the communist regime, finally to close in the early nineties [...]

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    • SPACE TYPE: Altro

    • PRESERVATION STATUS: Under-used

    Rosa Fascismo is a project about Fascism in Italy and a critic towards this movement. Travelling from Sardinia to Rome, collecting details of fascist buildings, I introduced the graphic design in order to give them a new life with a new meaning. T [...]

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    • CONSTRUCTION YEAR: 1926


    • SPACE TYPE: Church / Place of worship

    • PRESERVATION STATUS: Abandoned

    L’area recintata del sanatorio "Vittorio Emanuele III" è di 95.000 mq dei quali 5.325 erano impegnati da fabbricati. Struttura di avanguardia nel settore ospedaliero finanziata dall’industriale Teresio Borsalino, è la prima opera di Ignazio Gar [...]

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    • SPACE TYPE: Other

    • PRESERVATION STATUS: Under-used

    Once Communist Regime made its appearance in Romania, large residential areas were built in Bucharest and other major cities. Borrowing a Soviet origin name and concept, these areas were called 'Microrayons' and were seen as a successful model for th [...]

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    • CONSTRUCTION YEAR: 1952


    • SPACE TYPE: Other

    • PRESERVATION STATUS: Under-used

    Molti dicono che il palazzo dello stato maggiore dell'esercito devastato dalle bombe deve restare com’è, come monumento. Qualcun altro, magari più sincero e meno legato alla retorica nazionalista, ammette che forse non ci sarebbero neanche i sol [...]

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    • CONSTRUCTION YEAR: 1957


    • SPACE TYPE: Theatre, Cinema, Discoteque

    • PRESERVATION STATUS: Abandoned

    House of Culture (German: Kulturhaus) in Zinnowitz, relic of the former German Democratic Republic and example of Socialist Classicism. Houses of Culture were major club-houses in the USSR and the Eastern bloc. They provided room for all kinds of rec [...]

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    • CONSTRUCTION YEAR: 1939


    • SPACE TYPE: Other

    • PRESERVATION STATUS: Abandoned

    Built in 1939 by prisoners at Sachsenhausen Nazi concentration camp for the Deutsche Ausrüstungswerke (a defense contractor), this bakery supplied the camp as well as other SS units in Berlin and its surrounds. Around 80 prisoners produced up to 4 [...]

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    • SPACE TYPE: Mine

    • PRESERVATION STATUS: Abandoned

    Le fotografie della miniera di carbone "Rumyantsevo", qui riportate, sono estratte da un lavoro più esteso che documenta la radicale trasformazione del paesaggio nella cittadina di Gorlivka. Su un terreno originariamente pianeggiante, i “Terrik [...]

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    • SPACE TYPE: Mine

    • PRESERVATION STATUS: Abandoned

    Il bacino minerario del Donbass, una vasta regione dell’Ucraina orientale fortemente urbanizzata e industrializzata, copriva nella prima parte del secolo scorso il 50-70% del fabbisogno di carbone dell’intera Unione Sovietica. Dopo la caduta d [...]

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    • PRESERVATION STATUS: Abandoned

    The video is the most enthralling Nikolaev city tour. You’ll follow a boy and a girl, holding a magic box: the box that miraculously refurbishes destroyed architecture. Everything begins from a Nikolaev railway station, located in the Eastern pa [...]

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    • CONSTRUCTION YEAR: 1976


    • SPACE TYPE: Other

    • PRESERVATION STATUS: Ruin

    From July 1976 to December 1989 a mysterious radio signal could be heard all over the world. Its source was the subject of much controversy, but at the end of the cold war the speculation ended and made way for the truth. It came from a top secret So [...]

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    • SPACE TYPE: Bunker

    • PRESERVATION STATUS: Under-used

    A very rare opportunity to see inside a secret Soviet Civil Defence bunker situated beneath a key part of Kiev’s public transport network. In the event of a nuclear attack by Britain or the USA the dated equipment in these bunkers (which is stil [...]

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    • CONSTRUCTION YEAR: 1924

    • PRESERVATION STATUS: Abandoned

    The old fair in Leipzig (Alte Messe) includes a collection of buildings converted to a supermarket, a gym, a furniture mall, and still many corners abandoned or on sale. The main landmark is represented by the Soviet Pavillon, an abandoned building w [...]

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    • CONSTRUCTION YEAR: 1973


    • SPACE TYPE: Other

    • PRESERVATION STATUS: Under-used

    Petržalka is the largest prefabricated housing estate in Central Europe, and one of the most ambitious projects of the former Communist regime. Situated on the right bank of the Danube, was to be a counterweight to the historic core of Bratislava, a [...]

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    • CONSTRUCTION YEAR: 1971


    • SPACE TYPE: Other

    • PRESERVATION STATUS: Abandoned

    A photo of one of the administration buildings of the abandoned oil refinery Plama Pleven located near the city of Pleven in Bulgaria. The refinery was open in 1971 as a state-owned enterprise. In 1996 the whole facility was privatized, but the n [...]

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    • CONSTRUCTION YEAR: 1937


    • SPACE TYPE: Other

    • PRESERVATION STATUS: Abandoned

    Il Collegio Navale Niccolò Tommaseo è un importante edificio di epoca razionalista realizzato a Brindisi tra il 1934 e il 1937, su progetto redatto dall'architetto romano Gaetano Minnucci. Pare che fu proprio Benito Mussolini in persona, l'8 sette [...]

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    • SPACE TYPE: Fortification

    • PRESERVATION STATUS: Ruin

    Questo falso cimitero, costituito da croci in cemento armato che prevedevano nello spazio sottostante la presenza di bunker per la protezione delle munizioni, è stato progettato dall'esercito tedesco durante l'occupazione dell'isola di Ratonneau: [...]

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    • CONSTRUCTION YEAR: 1930


    • SPACE TYPE: Mental institution

    • PRESERVATION STATUS: Abandoned

    L’apertura ufficiale dell’Ospedale Psichiatrico avvenne nel 1930 dopo che varie vicissitudini e sospensioni (tra cui l’utilizzo dell’area durante la Prima Guerra Mondiale da parte dell’Amministrazione Militare), ne ritardarono i lavori di c [...]

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    • CONSTRUCTION YEAR: 1971


    • SPACE TYPE: School

    • PRESERVATION STATUS: Under-used

    State university upper complex, so-called “MAGLIVI” was built during 1966/1991 years in Tbilisi and it is a part of the Tbilisi state university. The complex of the campus includes several buildings such as the building of the university library, [...]

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    • CONSTRUCTION YEAR: 1974


    • SPACE TYPE: Condominium

    • PRESERVATION STATUS: Under-used

    A 12-storey semicircular panel building, completed in 1974. Such buildings are included in a series of typical mass development of the left bank of Kiev and mass development in Soviet Union in general. The series 1-464 designed as a 4, 5 and 9 sto [...]

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    • SPACE TYPE: Power station

    • PRESERVATION STATUS: Abandoned

    Il corpo dell'edificio convesso in angolo, imponente e snello insieme, caratterizza decisamente l'accesso. L'edificio, nato come Mulino Enel, da tempo in disuso conserva caratteri stilistici e finiture degli anni Trenta quali gli eleganti infissi [...]

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    • CONSTRUCTION YEAR: 1977


    • SPACE TYPE: Monument

    • PRESERVATION STATUS: Under-used

    Designed by Gligor Čemerski, it was built from 1975 to 1977. There are some graffiti but the mosaic seems to be untouched [...]

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    • CONSTRUCTION YEAR: 1976


    • SPACE TYPE: Monument

    • PRESERVATION STATUS: Under-used

    This monument was designed in brutalist style by Macedonian architect Petar Mulichkovski, in 1976. It's located in the town Kavadarci, Macedonia, on the top of a hill in a park near the center of town. It's a memorial of The Second World War an [...]

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    • CONSTRUCTION YEAR: 1980


    • SPACE TYPE: Other

    • PRESERVATION STATUS: Under-used

    Dwellings of 1980s. Angular building consists of three main blocks, semicircular above the crossroad and leading along adjoined streets. Three famous Ukrainian artists lived here since 1980s [...]

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    • CONSTRUCTION YEAR: 1984


    • SPACE TYPE: Church / Place of worship

    • PRESERVATION STATUS: Under-used

    If we look at the location of the Palace of Weddings, we'll see how hideous this part of Tbilisi is. It was like this before as well. This building became the first and the main feature of this outskirt. It is very expressive contrary to this place [...]

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    • CONSTRUCTION YEAR: 1974

    • PRESERVATION STATUS: Abandoned

    The  was built by famous Georgian architect Victor Jorbenadze. The architectural complex of the crematorium consists from several buildings with different functions and none of them is functioning now. 1955 USSR the State Committee passes a Reso [...]

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    • SPACE TYPE: Bunker

    • PRESERVATION STATUS: Under-used

    Bunkers dot the landscape of Albania. We drove from Greece to Lake Ohrid and documented the bunkers we encountered along the way. Some are in use as shelters for those tending crops or seemingly as beach huts on the Albanian shores of Lake Ohrid, [...]

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    • CONSTRUCTION YEAR: 1942


    • SPACE TYPE: Bunker

    • PRESERVATION STATUS: Abandoned

    Just some of the 8.000 different concrete constructions built along the Danish cost during the Second World War. In some areas, the bunkers have been removed or covered up, and in other places sand migration has erased the traces of the bunkers. [...]

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    • CONSTRUCTION YEAR: 1942


    • SPACE TYPE: Bunker

    • PRESERVATION STATUS: Abandoned

    Løkken è una cittadina balneare locata nello Jutland settentrionale, nella baia dello Jummerbucht, sulla costa occidentale danese. La MKB (Marine Küsten Batterie), si compone di  una serie di bunker in cemento armato usati dall'esercito tedesco [...]

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    • SPACE TYPE: Factory

    • PRESERVATION STATUS: Ruin

    The "Krajan" factory was built in 1863 as a railway manufacturing plant and, under the Soviet regime, it was renamed "January railway manufacturing plant". In 1930, the factory was converted into a crane plant. Since then, the Soviet regime began [...]

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    • SPACE TYPE: Factory

    • PRESERVATION STATUS: Abandoned

    The oldest sugar factory in Serbia, named after Dimitrije Tucović: the founder of the Serbian Social Democratic Party.       [...]

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    • SPACE TYPE: Shop

    • PRESERVATION STATUS: Abandoned

    Abandoned small shop from the DDR period in Cottbus Sandow. It is part of a small collection of single storey shops and a restaurant which is itself abandoned [...]

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    • CONSTRUCTION YEAR: 1934


    • SPACE TYPE: Station/rail

    • PRESERVATION STATUS: Abandoned

    The Aselogna station was opened in autumn 1934, just as the entire trunk Ostiglia- Legnago of the Treviso- Ostiglia railway. During World War II (October 1944), the station suffered a heavy bombing and some wagons were burnt. The passenger transpo [...]

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