Friday, August 6, 2010

Photography: Álvaro Sánchez-Montañés

In 1908, the town of Kolmanskop in southern Namibia had become a profitable gold mine. Abandoned in 1954, the homes, hospitals, theaters, and factory buildings were left at the mercy of the Namib desert. The strong desert winds have filled the rooms of these deserted buildings with mountains of sand.

View more from this series by Álvaro Sánchez-Montañés and his fantastic portfolio visit here.

All images © Álvaro Sánchez-Montañés - used with permission.

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