5 January 2021 - ABANDONED UNIVERSITY IN BELGIUM

 

ABANDONED UNIVERSITY

 IN BELGIUM

G'day folks,

This enormous campus site, Val-Benoît, is more than 9 hectares in size and located at the city gates of Liège.

 It’s located next to the river Maas and was an extraordinary exploration opportunity. The entire university is abandoned since 2006, countless classrooms, hallways, auditoriums, and labs are left to decay.

 


 

In 1937 this complex opened its doors for its first students. On this campus future scientists, architects, and engineers were educated.

 







The university that was built in the 30s has the typical modernist architecture from that time. The architect that realized this beautiful project was Joseph Moutschen. Nowadays the buildings are getting renovated and will soon accommodate houses, flats, and businesses.

 


Clancy's comment: Yet, another extraordinary place abandoned. Amazing, eh?

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