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.
This is the only remainder in a small room – everything else got stolen. One can only assume that this engine was once driving the ventilation of the main building.
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…
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.