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The hidden architecture of cooling towers

Belgian photographer Reginald Van de Velde gained access to the inner workings of more than 30 cooling towers across Europe, and he took Dan Damon on a tour of 'otherworldly' interiors

(Photo: The view inside a decommissioned gasometer in Germany, looking upwards. The air vents at the top dome create natural ambient light. Gasometers can reach heights of 150 metres. Credit: Reginald Van de Velde)

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