The Wakamiya evacuee housing complex in Koriyama city forms a giant grid of prefab buildings — 570 units in all — erected on a field of gravel and asphalt. In the middle is the Odagaisama Center: a community building with a recreation room and a radio station that broadcasts news and music to evacuees.
This photograph is part the book of Would You Stay?, by Michael Forster Rothbart, published by TED Books in 2013. The photos come from Forster...more »
Copyright © Michael Forster Rothbart, 2012