fixes

AF FIXES explores the notion of adaptability through the practical ways we tweak our surrounding environment. These often frugal, yet clever acts provide a platform to examine how our buildings, streets and neighbourhoods evolve over time in relationship to our dynamic human needs. What lessons can be drawn from these quotidian adaptations – what material patterns, functional classifications and connection types arise?

  • Frugal Bird Feeder

    P1240568 When combined with citrus, ashtrays, wire and gardening support rods form a system that fosters inter-species conviviality, and adds …
  • Railway Sleeper Park Bench 2

    Railway Sleeper Park Bench A railway sleeper positioned on top of two smaller pieces of wood forms an elegant and function bench in …
  • Railway Sleeper Park Bench 1

    Park Bench in Railway Sleeper and Staple A railway sleeper attached to two circular pieces of wood by a large building staple creates a simple, elegant …
  • Storing Cabbages/Drying Shoes

    Storing Cabbages and Drying Shoes Metal window ledge/safety railing provides ample space for both storing cabbages (they are much sweeter when stored outside) and …
  • Seating and Potplant Space

    Potplant and BBQ Seating The boundary of a driveway modified as a pot plant display area and seat for outdoor BBQs.
  • Hand Made Shopping Map

    Hand Made Shopping Map Hand made map showing shops and attractions in the center of Nagoya’s shopping district, Sakae. Various fonts, paper, and hand …
  • Lunchtime Signage

    Lunchtime Signage Signs advertising local restaurants lined up and stabilized over pedestrial railing. A system which also keeps them off the …