Usually we see pictures from Ginza and other tourist spots. Glamerous, modern, fascinating. But every big city has several sides and some, which are usually not shown. Walking the streets and subway stations of Tokyo you can spot many locations which show decay, neglect and simply old. But these places, even the grafitty, which is […]
A blue sky. Yellow construction cranes. A blue supply pipe. A new city within a city rises. Mondane. Everyday. Unsightly? Or graphically magic. Interesting colour. Architectural grandness in the making? Walk your city, take your camera, capture how the world around you changes.
I grew up in Germany, in a country which is littered with apartment blocks. Big cities, like Hamburg, where I grew up always had apartment blocks. Only the smaller towns and villages, had more single or dual occupancy dwellings or small multi-family blocks of units. I also remember that in the 1960’s and 70’s the […]