One of the most unusual examples of ruin porn has to be this 1/3rd scale model of Russia’s VKK Space Orbiter, which was used for wind tunnel testing in the ’80s. Aleksander Markin captured some amazing photos of the crumbling model, which has since been dismantled.
The Sheffield Ski Village once was home to the UK’s largest man-made ski slope. The facility was destroyed by fire in 2012. A group of freeskiers recently returned to the abandoned slope to drum up support for bringing the park back to life.
Along Alaska’s George Parks Highway sits this strange and wonderful bit of roadside Americana, an unfinished hotel inspired by the igloo, set against the majestic backdrop of the state’s natural beauty.