The Built Environment

An abandoned house being consumed by plants in Higashi Iwatsuki, Saitama City

Dispatch № 52: Abandoned

They are often easy to identify, especially those drowning in vegetation. This is particularly true of those engulfed in the same infamous kudzu that is so reviled in the American South. Whole properties disappear under draped green carpets.

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Vines and marks on retaining wall

Dispatch № 21: Windblown

Air is only visible to us through its interactions with the world. We all know the sound of the wind in the trees and the gentle swaying of branches. We see ripples on ponds and watch autumn leaves swirling on blustery days.

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