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House-Building, Konakajima

Posted by
Daryl Johnson (Worcester Park, United Kingdom) on 24 February 2009 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

A sequel to this series taken in my neighbourhood...

This is what happened after the old apartments were destroyed.

I apologise in advance if I'm tardy with commenting on your blogs or returning comments during the week... I will get to you though!

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

It looks like some of that lumber that has precut mortise and tenon joints. I saw a building being constructed with similar materials. Cool shot.

24 Feb 2009 5:18am

@Steve Rice: Well spotted Steve, thanks.

standley from Carquefou, France

I like the wooden structure here. Fine shot!

24 Feb 2009 6:21am

@standley: Cheers Richard!

Hikari from Kumamoto, Japan

It´s amazing how fast they build this kind of houses!

24 Feb 2009 9:25am

@Hikari: It is Hikari!

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

Nice housing to be, I like seeing people at work, well done :)

24 Feb 2009 10:14am

@Lorraine: Thanks Lorraine!

Richard_Irwin from Belper, United Kingdom

Its just amazing how quick these modern buildings go up, good shot, catching the construction as it happens

24 Feb 2009 10:51am

@Richard_Irwin: Cheers Richard!

Laurie from New Jersey, United States

Nice documentary photo. The structure has interesting lines. Such interesting workmanship going into this.

24 Feb 2009 11:43am

@Laurie: Thanks Laurie!

Cheryl from Texas, United States

nice lines! funny with those sheets up to "hide" what they're doing! great documentary shot.

24 Feb 2009 3:59pm

@Cheryl: Cheers Cheryl!

Twelvebit from Victoria, United States

That framing looks much more substantial than what I'm used to seeing.

24 Feb 2009 4:43pm

@Twelvebit: That's Japanese style, Twelvebit.

kiji from Valenciennes City of Lights, France

Day after day they are building the house. Most impressive is when they work on the fundament observing the anti seismic norms. Nice shot

24 Feb 2009 8:52pm

@kiji: Thanks kiji!

akarui from Kagoshima, Japan

So far this the one that I prefer in that serie. Graphism and men at work.

27 Feb 2009 3:18am

@akarui: Cheers Olivier!