Australia: Grain silos Ravensthorpe (W.A.) to be transformed by international street artist

A makeover of an iconic rural landmark in Ravensthorpe, on Western Australia’s south-east coast has begun, thanks to Amok Island, a street artist from the Netherlands.

Australia: In Melbourne, a call to restore the Viewbank grain silos

Dear Minister and Mr. Fauteux, Locals who live in and around Viewbank are worried there is no timeline on when one of Viewbank’s most historic sites, the old grain silos, will be fixed, despite one of the giant tin lids blowing off almost two…

Ukraine: The Azovstal Iron and Steel Works, Mariupol

Industrial photography / Industriefotografie

Reclaiming Detroit: Decolonizing Archaeology in the Postindustrial City

By Krysta Ryzewski Detroit moves quickly; issues of scale and pace in a city of this size pose major challenge to contemporary archaeological practice.

USA: A view of the grain elevators and flour mill in Cedar Rapids’ freight yards, 1941

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India: Clay-Cow dung Grain Silos of Gujarat


Canada: Cultural communities at odds with administrators over heritage spaces in Montreal

Kabane77 and Les Forges de Montréal are examples of communities taking initiative – and running afoul of the bureaucracy

UK: Developer announces plans for Northern Quarter Victorian Mill in Manchester

It is one of Manchester’s last unconverted mills which, upon completion, will offer traditional, canalside apartments; some of them the biggest in the city with lateral lofts of up to 4,000 sq ft of space taking up entire floorplates.
David Worth’s insight:
Oh the irony! "one of Manchester’s last unconverted mills … will offer traditional, canalside apartments". Just read that again "traditional, canalside apartments".

Canada: The Cemco Electrical Manufacturing Company Factory (1942) in Mt Pleasant, Vancouver

This is another Mount Pleasant industrial building, built in 1942 as the Cemco Electrical Manufacturing Company Factory.

Spain: ‘Sevilla Industrial’ is a smartphone app for exploring Seville’s industrial heritage

More videos at For centuries, Andalusia was an industrial hub, the center of production and the cradle of large companies