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Wanna Feel Small? Step Into an Abandoned Cooling Tower

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Reginald Van de Velde explored industrial zones in Belgium, Germany, Italy and France, capturing the interiors and mechanisms of active and decommissioned cooling towers, as well as ones slated for demolition or in the midst of maintenance.

“One thing that fascinates me extremely is the fact that not a single cooling tower is the same”, Reginald says. “Each and every one of them has a unique interior design and build! They all look the same from the exterior, but with each visit to a new cooling tower I’m always surprised by a different interior, time and time again.”

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