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Foliage and Moss Renew Deserted Websites Across the Globe with Verdant Indicators of Life

Foliage and Moss Renew Deserted Websites Across the Globe with Verdant Indicators of Life

Foliage and Moss Renew Abandoned Sites Around the Globe with Verdant Signs of Life



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#structure
#books
#nature
#ruins

April 21, 2022

Grace Ebert

A practice restore workshop in Hungary. All photographs © Jonk, shared with permission

Spanning an open-air Taiwanese warehouse to a Cuban theater teeming with vibrant leaves, the websites that Jonathan Jimenez visits are relics of the industries and cultural establishments of the previous. The French photographer, who works as Jonk (beforehand), has cultivated a apply centered on documenting deserted constructions across the globe, a lot of which have been cloaked in mosses, lush foliage, and even jungle-like vegetation.

In his most up-to-date assortment, Jonk visits 35 areas in 25 international locations and captures the crumbling roofs, peeling facades, and rusted trains of their midst. He compiles the collection in his seventh e book titled Urbex Monde, which pairs the largely architectural photographs with notes, histories of the websites, and anecdotes from his encounters in a consideration of nature’s enduring skill to reclaim what people have left behind.

The brand new quantity is accessible from Arthaud—be aware that the textual content is written in French—and you’ll comply with Jonk’s future travels on Instagram.

 

A theater in Abkhazia

A home in Montserrat

A automobile graveyard in Sweden

A theater in Cuba

A warehouse in Taiwan

A automobile graveyard in Sweden

A home in Namibia

#structure
#books
#nature
#ruins

 

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