The week flies by and a lot can slip through the net. Here, we help you play catch-up with five discoveries from our digital travels.
The invisible house: a prefab that disappears
Nakagin Capsule Tower: the black sheep of Tokyo’s skyline
Noritaka Minami has spent three years photographing the Nakagin Capsule Tower, an architectural oddity among the conventional high rises in Tokyo. The 1972 building, designed by architect Kisho Kurokawa, is under threat from demolition. See more via Port.
Tour a digital art gallery curated by an avatar
Wired looks around Panther Modern, a virtual art gallery created by artist LaTurbo Avedon, and predicts a day where digital art will be valued as much as physical work. ‘It just takes time for people to be content without holding something in their hands,’ says Avedon.
Greece’s abandoned factories in photos
Reuters’ photojournalist Yannis Behrakis went on a 1,550-mile road trip around Greece, capturing factories left abandoned all over the country. His haunting shots of the country’s industrial past were published on the The Guardian’s website.
Anastasia Tsayder explores the legacy of the 1980 Moscow Olympics