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Exploring disused sites such as factories, barracks, and former sanatoriums – regardless of danger or whether it is permitted – has become a social phenomenon. The historian Nicolas Offenstadt, an...
The archaeologist Alain Schnapp is a specialist in ancient Greece and a keen defender of the world’s archaeological heritage. Author of the book, "A Universal History of Ruins," he shares...

Who built this fortress? When and for what goal? Protected by walls six meters high, with no visible entrance, the ruins of Loropeni in South-Western Burkina Faso raise more questions than answers...