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
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 –
In the center of the Château Lumière, a big light-well lets sunlight pass down through the building to the ground floor.
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.
Once full with cars and trucks, there is only trash, scattered glass and sunshine left in the big garage. With the last employees the last cars must have left.
The chief Doctor’s villa in the Clinique du Diable. The building is a bit up the hill, behind the main complex and hidden in the trees. It looks as creepy as some things we found in the cellar…
At the end of April, there is still snow in the hills of Alsace. If someone would stay inside this building, most likely all windows were closed that day.
Slowly spring is coming. The nights are still cold but some sun during the day makes first flowers appear on still empty meadows.
A quick snapshot of the hydroelectric power station in Aarau on a nice and sunny day in December.
In a place where no window stayed intact, the sun draws shadows of the remains. Cracks, broken fragments and light telling about moments of the past.