Today the kitchen stays cold and the supplies are out! As all the staff is currently absent, visitors are kindly advised to bring their own victuals to clean up after themselves.
At the corner of a partially abandoned industrial area just outside Brașov an old watchtower still stands above the walls. And the tower is still in use: a guard still oversees the abandoned area for no vandals and thieves get through and to the parts
Big clouds escape the cooling tower of the nuclear power plant in Leibstadt. On a nice day it almost looks as the clouds for the rainy days get produced in facilities like this one.
Most likely the big atrium which lets the light shine through the roof to all floors gave the Château Lumière the name. An amazing atmosphere welcomes the visitors after entering the main door. The big entrance hall looks majestic and in a way mysterious –
Just outside Brașov at the main road a wrapped building got raised. Yet unfinished it stands like a partially unpacked present in the evening.
The Château Lumière – the castle of light – has its dark places too. The cellar retains its secrets in the dark – like this old carriage that lays in a corner of the basement. No one knows when it my have seen horses for
In the backyard of the Château Lumière an old, red Deux Chevaux slowly rusts and decays. With the bent out doors it almost looks like a dying bug with broken wings…
For a “quiet and private space” this bathroom is quite big. One had to lock three doors first to read a newspaper in peace on the ceramic chair. For a place abandoned as long as the Château Lumière, the bathroom is in a surprisingly great
In one of the rooms of the Château Lumière, a rusty tub raises the question of what it was meant for… The sides are open, so for sure not for liquids. And the bloody red splashes on the wall don’t help either to get closer
In the center of the Château Lumière, a big light-well lets sunlight pass down through the building to the ground floor.