The Instagram account capturing Japanese facades

japanese facade

With any populous nation, there are varying levels of architecture; you get spectacular modern buildings, decadent classical monuments, or harsh, functional structures. Naturally, you get facades with them too (the exterior side of a building, often at the front).

On Instagram, a graphic designer who goes by the username @ka_nai has been uploading photos of Japanese facades and, while that will sound boring to most people, I love them. Every image is a little different in colour and style, mostly industrial or concrete/brick clad but occasionally you get something more uniform or vibrant.

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路地裏の黒い三連星。 #ザ壁部

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裏アカ発見。 #ザ壁部

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