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Checked Out: Twenty Forever Empty Deserted Motels

folks are still traveling by auto, ofcourse, but the roads they travel nowadays in many cases are unique then those utilized in the postwar time once the hotel boom moved into high-gear. Tourists can certainly create the change from streets to freeways… hotels (particularly low-cycle independent types), not really much. Ignored by vehicular travelers - than diminishing in to the underbrush institutions such as the previous Hillcrest Motel across the Lincoln Highway outside Jefferson, Iowa, haven't any future other. Killed With Flame The West Pike Motor Villa near Coudersport, Pennsylvania, was likely long-past its peak whenever a (probably practical) flame placed it from its agony in 2010. http://weburbanist.com/2015/02/22/checked-out-ten-permanently-vacant-abandoned-motels/

Catching Fire: Dubai ‘Torch’ System Extinguished with No Fatalities

] A multi-story fire raged up the side with this 1,105-base skyscraper yesterday, one of the tallest in Dubai, amplified by high winds and throwing molten glass and charred masonry in the so-called Torch system right down to the ground below. No severe accidents happen to be reported although some individuals were treated on the picture for smoke breathing and minor injuries. The blaze appears to have started around the 50th floor at 2 AM regional time before stimulating other parts of the facade due to windswept dirt – arson and ultimately progressing up the side of the building isn't thought at this time. Astonishingly, firefighters was able to catch the fire relatively quickly and put out the inferno in a matter of hours. http://weburbanist.com/2015/02/21/catching-fire-dubai-torch-tower-extinguished-with-no-deaths/

Playful in Paris: Life-Sized Active Street Art

Whenever shut, it functions like a 150-square-foot skylight during the day. One more stairway offers access to a roof garden planted with local, low water plant variety. New maple cabinetry attaches the modern elements of the attic to the historical, showing the building’s industrial past and concurrently developing a space that seems warm and comfy. http://weburbanist.com/2015/02/19/sunken-sky-courtyard-light-well-suspended-in-warehouse-loft/

Sunken Sky: Courtyard Lighting Well Suspended in Warehouse Attic

] Daily materials and flaws inside the elegant surfaces of Paris become section of peculiar and sudden displays as German artisan Levalet features them into life sized streetart. A bull-head sculpture becomes a minotaur a using a jackhammer goes to work on a broken portion of wall; there is for ads a display container changed into an x-ray device. Regarded by time as an art instructor called Charles Leval, the musician produces comical moments that interact sometimes and with idiosyncrasies -unseen details inside the city's material. The life span- wheat stick posters that are sized reap the benefits of everything from spigots and pipes to fake windows and recesses that are tangible. http://weburbanist.com/2015/02/20/playful-in-paris-life-sized-interactive-street-art/

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