An Interesting Find

I stumbled upon this very interesting photo this past week in a Flipboard article. I had never thought about the lasting impact that a demolished building has upon it’s neighboring buildings. Take a look at the photos below.


The truth is that this same sort of thing is true in the lives of people as well. In life, we stand side-by-side with our friends, family, and co-workers, and here’s the deal, when one of our “neighbors” has a life that’s demolished, by whatever means, we too are impacted. We are not immune to the collateral damage. As the saying goes, “No man is an island.” Our lives are intertwined with the lives of those around us, and when one of us hurts, we hurt too.


Let’s take this a visual reminder to do all we can to prevent life-demolition and to help our friends pick up the pieces if it does happen.


Editor Real Talk, a Ryan Gosling–like meme featuring econospeak, a young design company out of New Zealand, and more in this installment of Friday Finds.

The Marks of a Demolished Building

German photographer Marcus Bock’s Found Architecture documents the imprint of demolished buildings on their still-standing neighbors. The differing rooflines make a strong visual impact, almost more so than if the disappeared building were still standing. Such are the effects of nostalgia, I suppose.

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