Petal & Metal & Ice

Abstractions and architecture in Nature and mechanics. From a variety of sources, meant as eye candy and nothing else.


Newark, New Jersey provides a glimpse into Alan Weisman's scenario, "The World Without Us," which details the rapid and simple deterioration of civil structures when people no longer maintain the. How long would it take for Manhattan to rust away, for Los Angeles to sink into the Earth? not many lifetimes. The strip below shows a huge neighborhood abandoned in less than a decade, minutes away from the busy international airport at exit 13 on the Turnpike. If this can happen in its surroundings, what is happening to factories and warehouses in places people are not near?