Entrance

The entrance of the Château Lumière, an abandoned villa in Alsace, France. The building looks impressive considering that once upon a time it was “just the villa” of a Swiss tobacco tycoon family. Though there would be enough space for more than one family only…

Red Bathrobe

The hot water cooled down a while ago – most likely the boilers are completely dry and rusty inside… and somebody may have already checked if it’s worth to peeling them off to get the metal underneath.  

Château Lumière – A little Preview

A little preview from our visit to the Château Lumière last Saturday. There are a lot of pictures to check and edit. As long as the weather still shows a little sun, editing may fall a bit short – but the cold and grey days Continue Reading

Clinique Du Diable

The Clinique Du Diable is a big complex with six buildings. This is the view from the front to the main building with some of the employees’ houses. This time in black and white.  

Shadow of a Chair

In the basement of the chief doctor’s villa, a strange chair is waiting in a dark corner. The screws and shape may remind more of torturing than healing patients…  

Boiler Room

In the boiler room only two of the four boilers are still standing and slowly corroding with time. Many pipes and two boilers must have been stolen and sold for metal long time ago.  

Bloody Butchery

It looks bloody. It looks like the butchery – and it’s just in the far corner of the kitchen. Only little people still know what went on in there – and why the walls are still bloody red…  

Determined

A friend from our photo group on his first UrbEx adventure in the Clinique Du Diable. Just a year after my first visit to the Clinique I went back with some friends to see what changed – compared to my last visit there is even Continue Reading