Broken Window Theory

is creating Urban Exploration Documentaries

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Bring BWT home and to the streets!
  • Join our patron-only feed (updates and polls)!
  • Get access to wallpapers (high-quality photos of our explorations on Google Drive)!
  • Receive a set of BWT stickers (several ones with different designs)!
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  • Join the extended patron-only feed (Q&As and Behind The Scenes stories)!
  • Choose between one BWT patch or two BWT buttons!
  • Receive a personally signed autograph card!
Boost our content to the next level!
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Get your own unique piece of BWT!
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  • Join the exclusive supporters list that is displayed at the end of each video!
  • Receive an exclusive photo we took on our travels just for you! (Having access to high-quality wallpapers is cool but what is even better is a unique photo shot on an analog camera just for you. We develop the film ourselves and send you also the negative as proof that your picture is unique!)




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Welcome to the Patreon page of Broken Window Theory!

We are Till and Marco, two friends from Germany who founded the Broken Window Theory crew in 2015. We explore abandoned places and seek beauty in decay. Buildings were not left to rot for no reason – every abandoned site has its own unique story hidden behind forgotten walls.

Let us take you on a journey through time in our videos. Together we visit unseen places and try to lift secrets behind closed doors.

Help us reach the next level!

We are investing a lot of time and love in our project Broken Window Theory – as well as a lot of money, which is fine because we love what we are doing!

However, we have set high standards for us and our videos. We are always looking for ways to improve our work. Often, we encounter the limits of what is possible with our current equipment. But new technology is very expensive. We would love to upgrade our cameras, lenses and video editing hardware to produce even better content for you.

In addition, we would like to travel longer and to more distant locations. At the moment, it is already possible to compensate for food and fuel costs for road trips to nearby European countries with the current funds. But we have so many great ideas and plans for the future which are only feasible with your support. 100% of the money we earn with Broken Window Theory will be invested in our project!

In order to stay independent and have full creative freedom, we would like to avoid affiliate programs and working with sponsors. This means we have to gather funds another way. Right now we get money from monetizing our videos on YouTube, selling our merchandise, taking from our own pockets and getting donations from people like you who kindly spend their money for our cause.

Give and take: the principle of reciprocity

If you gave something to us, it would only be fair to give something back to you. We have had a few bright ideas on how to reward our supporters and we hope that you will like them! Check out the reward system and let us know if you have any further suggestions.

Note: Pledging on Patreon means supporting us with a monthly payment. If you prefer a single time donation, you can support us via PayPal.

After your first monthly payment via Patreon, we will start mailing rewards. To avoid delays you should check your inbox regularly and ensure that we have your correct shipping address.

Thank you for your support!

We constantly receive messages from people like you who tell us how much they love what we are doing. All those motivating words keep us pushing forward. Without your support, we would not be where we are today. Thanks a lot for staying with us up to this point!

We have been using Patreon to fund our project for a long time now and we are deeply grateful for all your pledges. We cannot wait to see what we will achieve together as a community!

Keep exploring,
Till, Marco and the whole BWT crew

Let's stay in touch! Visit us on Facebook and Instagram!

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It is time to explore other continents, too! We will travel to abandoned sites all around the world thanks to your generous pledges. That would also be a great opportunity to meet some of you.
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