Metabolism Architecture

Captured at the dead of night, Australian photographer Tom Blachford’s latest series “Nihon Noir” captures Tokyo’s metabolist buildings. Continue reading “Metabolism Architecture”


Gunkanjima – island decay

In the South China Sea, 15 kilometers off the southwest coast of Nagasaki among the thousands of verdant landmasses that surround Japan, lies a mysterious island. From a distance, Gunkanjima, resembles a battleship with a geometric silhouette with a dark grey hull and hundreds of perforated small windows. The island looks like a Japanese version of Alcatraz. Photographer Marchand Meffre conceived the series during two trips in 2008 and 2012. Continue reading “Gunkanjima – island decay”