Abandoned Architecture Photography

Here is a collection of work from photographer Richard Nickel Jr.
Richard is a self described ‘Guerrilla Preservationist’
He roams the streets and alleys hunting for abandoned architecture and buildings and then shares his findings with readers via his blog The Kingston Lounge

This sort of derelict architecture has always fascniated me, such a history (and mystery!) behind each photo..


07 (1)


05 (1)



07 (2)

05 (2)

06 (1)



08 (1)


09 (1)


09 (2)


10 (1)

Richard has quite the collection on his blog Kingston Lounge and I could go on forever sharing his unique gift for unearthing the abandoned

Related Posts with Thumbnails


  1. There is so much rich texture in these photos. They exhibit a quiet beauty, sadness, hope, resolve, sense of time and yet a timeless quality….
    I’ve always been intrigued by decaying architecture.

  2. Melinda says:

    SUPER NEATO! This is awesome.

  3. Iamare says:

    Very nice. I love the one with the Statute of Liberty in the bg, the sole chair faced towards the window, the wheelchairs and the green curved shot. Simply beautiful.

  4. Pookthy says:

    fantastic, i love abandoned buildings. photos are exquisite.

  5. Daniel says:

    I really like these pictures, I especially like the one with the statue of liberty in the background. I’m trying to remember where I saw the ones from Melbourne like these…hmmm!

  6. [...] Via Design Tavern. [...]

  7. I just love these pictures so much, makes me want to get a camera and run out to find cool things to shoot. Mnay thanks

  8. Non-Fiction says:

    browsing archives… amazing photos posted a while back by @designtavern http://bit.ly/16u8JE

  9. Cheers bud! @IndieArtDesignbrowsing archives… amazing photos posted a while back by @designtavern http://bit.ly/16u8JE

  10. @IndieArtDesign browsing archives… amazing photos posted a while back by @designtavern http://bit.ly/16u8JE

  11. Abandoned Architecture Photography http://bit.ly/50VmBM

  12. RT @DesignTavern: Abandoned Architecture Photography http://bit.ly/50VmBM /some great photographs

  13. Breeze Clark says:

    RT @designtavern: Abandoned Architecture Photography http://bit.ly/50VmBM

  14. mary c says:

    @hciurej RT @designtavern: Abandoned Architecture Photography http://bit.ly/50VmBM

  15. [...] Here is a website I found that perfectly captures this. It’s beautiful photography of abandoned and broken architecture. It’s truly stunning. Enjoy! [...]

  16. Thank you, I’ve just been searching for information about this topic for a while and yours is the greatest I have discovered so far. But, what about the bottom line? Are you positive about the supply?|What i don’t realize is in fact how you are no longer actually much more smartly-liked than you might be right now. You’re very intelligent.

  17. Rita says:

    Thank you for sharing! These are hauntingly beautiful, and I had not discovered his work before seeing your site. You’ve opened up something new for me.

RSS feed for comments on this post. /

Leave a Reply

Rex The Stray – underground dog comic

Rex The Stray, an underground comic about a deviant runaway dog styled by illustrator Christian Herr and writer Lee Noble.


And Drunk Dial Rex, on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=14CVGGD3xf8

Illustrator Marylou Farue

Work from Marylou Faure, an illustrator living in London.

more at www.maryloufaure.com

Illustrator Joel Mackenzie

http://www.flickr.com/photos/joelmackenzie/ Details »

Captain Feline – Blending Pop Culture with Cats


Captain Feline employs anthropomorphism to blend pop culture with cats. The results are a collection of fun t-shirts and limited edition art prints – purr-fect for displaying a combined love of cats and cult movie characters! Whilst the debut t-shirt illustrations by Dave are inspired by cult and classic movie characters, the team plan to increase the range to feature other pop culture icons as they grow and expand.

http://www.captainfeline.com Details »



via: www.tradclyffe.co.uk



Insekta is a collection designed by Italian studio Kreativehouse. Details »

Neon Nature – Louise McNaught

Wild-times-Sacrylic-spray-paint-and-pencil-on-linen-600x60x4cm-092012 (1)

Louise McNaught is a contemporary artist whom mixes painting and illustration. Details »

Mountain Daily – Daily Portrait

copilatie_01 (1)


Driven by destiny and under the heavy influence of cartoon madness, two illustration students from the Netherlands decided to team up and start a mission. The goal is to make one cartoon face every weekday, until the result is one big epic cartoon collection which reaches to INTFINITY! Details »

Illustration Lover


Some work by Ana Sofia an artist originally from Portugal currently living in New York. Details »

A unique CD package – Wandering Pleiades


Pleiades is a Greek-speaking folk polyphonic singing female group. The group was founded in May 2006 in Thessaloniki, in order to contribute to the diffusion of the Greek-speaking folk polyphonic singing.

Kostas Bartsokas designed their first album “Wandering Pleiades”. The cd package is designed from a single cut craft stock without the use of any glue or plastic parts. It was printed with pantone black and white. The package is inspired by their clean – vocal only – music and reflects an earthly and clean tone which is emphasized by the stock color and feel. The six Pleiades sit underneath the bridge and sing their songs. The artwork references the old bridges of Epirus and some traditional patterns of Epirotic knit ware.
Details »

Noddy Boffin

Map/Plan Drawers

I’ve recently started a woodworking/furniture making course. Although my mortise and tenon joins would make any accomplished woodworker cringe, I’m lucky enough to have an expert teacher, Elliot Gorham. Here’s a small sample of work via his site Noddy Boffin

Details »

OneByNine – Hong Kong apartment interiors

Lukas from OneByNine studio in Hong Kong was kind enough to let me know about their latest interior design project. The project has been dubbed the ‘invader apartment’.

Details »

KISSTHEDESIGN by A3 collectif


Branding and identity for post war furniture and contemporary art gallery, KISSTHEDESIGN by A3 Collectif

Details »

Featuring Recent Posts Wordpress Widget development by YD