Doorstep Decay

April 2011

Japan’s abandoned Buildings

Taking a pragmatic pose, photo sharing spawns amateur and professional collections that range from the good, bad, ugly and plenty of places in between. In Japan, picturing the ruins of the not so distant past is a passionate hobby for some, with narratives both universal and personal decorating the decay.
Komagarien Hotel Yamanashi, photo © Hamutaro Shibakouen
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