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Ghost Buildings


An interesting post on the Daily Undertaker regarding architecture and loss… “There is a kind of afterlife that exists in our physical world. Our actions and experiences continue to resonate long after the situations they were born in are gone. Whether our loved one is with us, in another place, or dead, these experiences make up a great deal of our relationship. New experiences merely add on to the sum. Those we love always leave their mark on us.

The phenomenon of ghost dwellings, accidental results of demolition, speaks to this kind of afterlife in a striking way. Created when one structure is removed from a shared wall of another, the ghost dwelling reveals physical evidence of the life that was shared there.” More…

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