There are many interesting places we visit during our treasure hunt.
Old and under demolition galleries with beautiful steel structures of the roof building, abandoned office buildings, factories with gloomy courtyards.
Through photos taken by us, we are trying to revoke the special atmosphere of these places. (photo: Peter Gallo)
Current images shows former wagon factory of Ganz, [...]
A swedish couple realized their dream to create an art gallery.
In the Gallery Linnman opened in September 2011 interior accessories and furniture can be purchased.
Besides these its goal is to become a center for the Swedish and international arts.
For this an old factory built in 1901 was obtained and the couple began with the renovation. You may read about the renovation-steps on their blog.
A burnt-out, abandoned paper mill in Budafok (Budapest). Founded at the end of 1800 and during operation of this factory it was one of the largest paper mills in Hungary.
Now the factory is the home of the homeless, the vegetation is overgrown, the rails are industry-leave (more photos).
The Centre for Contemporary Architecture has launched an initiative [...]
Brod’s ambition was to create a home that would fulfill his wheelchair accessibility requirements without compromising on style.
The treasure hunt (and conversion legality nightmares) paid off and he found the perfect project — an old piano factory. It was love at first sight!
The fabric of the building, and the furniture within, has been selected for [...]
I have found a new, carefully selected collection of the French Forografer Thomas Jorion on his homepage.
Worldwide, the Fotografer made nice photos of warehouses, abandoned hair salons, closed restaurants and dilapidated factory buildings.
If anyone has similar photos from Hungary, we would thank …
This time I decided to present buildings to be sold from the well-known industrial zone Csepel in Budapest.
This district with lots of patina was founded by Manfred Weiss in 1892 and has its own road of 25 km, a harbor, and of course a big network of railway lines.
Most buildings were in the style of [...]
By tapping on the last blast furnace No. 5 ceased production in 1985 at the Thyssen blast furnace in Duisburg Meiderich. At the same time it is the beginning of an incredible story:
Those who today make the path accessible to everyone to climb to 70 m high platform of the blast furnace, is amazed by the [...]
Mill building for sale!
In an earlier entry of mine, I have pointed out the barn to be sold in Hungary.
The mill buildings are in a better condition, because many people have seen these buildings exude romance and many of them are inhabited by large families or operated as a small hotel.
I have some listed together, [...]
Ed Roth, owner of Stencil 101 converted an old bakery to a dwelling.
In the great interior (whit the kitchen, dining room, living room), the colors are more subdued to put the center of gravity to the amazing pieces, which often came from flea markets.
The turquoise dining table, what was once a garden bench has now been [...]
This summer has opened the Andel’s Hotel in Lodz in Poland. An old textile factory here has been transformed.
The 4-star hotel has 278 rooms and suites.
During the renovation of the building has been carefully paid attention to the history of the building, and with a modern design artfully deepened.
It is necessarily to look at!
A beautiful, old factory building for sale, I have found in the III. District of Budapest on the grounds of the former Goldberg Fabric.
The 1790s-built building has total of 450 m2 in 3 floors and was renovated in the late 90s. The building includes a 200 m2 large enclosed garden.
The building has a huge interior [...]
I came across an interesting collection of photos on the website of Lee Saloutos.
Rundown movie theaters, abandoned doctor’s office, equipment and factories shown in a wonderful way.
Take a look at the website, along with the interior photos, there are many other issues!
Recently I found a Hungarian website (www.muemlekem.hu), where all the Hungarian monumental buildings are presented.
Of these I have selected four with devastating buildings. All four are located in the ambience of Miskolc and Ózd, in the so-called Hungarian “rust triangle”.
Screw factory in Miskolc:
This complex is in very poor condition, the windows are missing in [...]
A married couple has set up in Marseilles, France in the building of a former pasta factory a loft.
Stainless steel industrial kitchen, concrete floors, old boxes on the porch, original doors and concrete stairs. The rough surfaces are with the many textiles in the living room and bedroom compensated.
From the large terrace you can enjoy [...]
Huge, 3-storey, old Insustriebuilding in Váci street in Budapest for sale.
The ground floor is 260 + 140 square meters, has an interior height of 3.8 m. The upper floor has an area of 400 square meters and a height of fascinating12 meters and a loft with 100 square meters. The price is not cheap (98 [...]
Melissa McClure designer for jewellery in LA achieved a loft, which we can only dream of.
Previously the property belonged to an architect, who has built the metal stairs in. It was has home and atelier.
Now it is Melissa’s showroom and home together.
In the living room, loft, you find real props, like a working Coca-Cola machine, [...]