Category: factory

employee parking lots are nearly empty at the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
(FCA) Belvidere Assembly Plant, March 24, 2020 in Belvidere, Illinois.

The Rana Plaza
garment factory/sweatshop collapse in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on April 24, 2013.
Of the 3,100 (mostly women) workers employed at the site that day, 1,129
died, and many more were injured. This was the deadliest structural
failure in modern human history.


‘Fábrica Comanche’, building for a shoe factory
Burgos, Castilla y León, Spain; 1964 (demolished)

Luis Peña Ganchegui (photography by Paco Gómez)

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via “COAM Arquitectura” 95 (1966)

A Sudanese man looks at the ruins of the Al Shifa pharmaceutical factory in the yellow glow of a sandstorm in Khartoum, Sudan. US cruise missiles destroyed the plant – which the US ‘suspected’ of making chemical weapons –
on August 20, 1998.


Abandoned factory

Crane track,
Harsco Metals,


Rust never sleeps, Bernhard Lang

Harsco Metals Holland,

Harsco Metals Holland,

‘Its boredom is hypnotic, its banality breathtaking’ … the world’s
largest building, the Tesla Gigafactory, embodies the new architecture. from The countryside is where the radical changes are’: Rem Koolhaas goes rural