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Consumed by the desert

I came across this a while back on Fast Company’s Co.Design, showing the abandoned town of Kolmanskop, Namibia, once home to German diamond miners. After the diamond fields dried up, residents gradually moved away, turning Kolmanskop into a ghost town by the 1950s and leaving it prey to the sands from the desert.

house in Kolmanskop, Namibia

Follow the link to see the rest of the pictorial.

The photos are by Alvaro Sanchez-Montañes. His portfolio is increadibly impressive and definitely worth a look.