Urban Photographer Roman Robroek Spent 5 Years Scouring The Continent For The Grandest Examples Of Forgotten Architectural Beauty


A room with a view in Italy.

Dutch photographer Roman Robroek captures some of the most hauntingly beautiful spaces in pristine detail using only natural light. Roman’s fascination with these modern day ruins began along with his career in urban photography. Throughout his travels photographing buildings, he’d inevitably stumble across a great number of abandoned structures, many of them impressive in scope and size. Continue reading »

This Artist Imagines The Roman Empire’s 250,000 Miles Of Roadways As A Subway Transit Map

University of Chicago sophomore Sasha Trubetskoy spent a few weeks designing this amazing subway-style transit map of all the roads in the Roman Empire circa 125 AD. Trubetskoy pulled data from numerous sources, but took liberties where the history is fuzzy. Continue reading »