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urbex

(ˈɜːbɛks)
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The Army Warfighting Experiment (AWE) series (previously URBan EXperimentation or URBEX) has been an ongoing Army experimentation programme for the last 10 years.
Called "urbex" - short for urban exploring - the movement is a European export that has picked up in Lebanon in the past three years.
"When we went there some vandals had made an entry point," said Diabeto46, who with friends Top Cat Urban Explorer and Complex Urbex, has made many trips to abandoned and derelict sites around Wales and further afield in the UK and Europe.
Jayden got into so-called Urbex - urban exploring - by watching videos of other explorers.
Urban exploration - or Urbex, as it has become known - is the exploration of man-made structures often abandoned or hidden from the general public.
There is what's called the "Urbex" interior, which is big on black (cloth or leather) and anodized gunmetal finishes: Urbex is about urban exploration.
Starting on August 1, you can log onto RedBullTV.com from the comfort of your couch and live vicariously through a new daredevil docuseries, Urbex .
"I've always had an interest in 'urbex' (urban exploration) - I love exploring anything I can gain access to, without breaking in.
Urban exploration, or 'urbex',' isn't a new pastime but it is often illegal and for that reason practitioners remain in the shadows.
San Rafael, CA, August 13, 2014 --(PR.com)-- On the heels of a summer sprinkled with urban exploring trips, San Rafael-based mixed media artist, Deanna Fainelli, will show work influenced by her urbex experiences in two group shows at Studio Gallery's new location at 1641 Pacific St., San Francisco.
He describes his own involvement in urban exploration, also known as UrbEx or UE, and he analyzes the motivations and rationale, the spirit, the adventure, and the social statement and significance of going to urban places where you're not supposed to go.
We use the architectural tour, a 'nonacademic' but nonetheless highly engaging and often very knowledge-rich form of architectural experience, to highlight connections between a diverse range of ways of exploring, knowing, and valuing the built environment, from urban exploration (urbex), to local history and architectural tourism.