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?

  • Storage/Display with String and Pegs

    DSC07370 Storage of gloves, dustpan and pegs, secured to string. For use at garbage collection and recycling point of low-rise …
  • Rubbish Day Hook

    Rubbish-Day-Hook Hanging wire hook for putting out the rubbish for collection. Attached to the wall with bent wire hooked over …
  • Rubbish Bin Protection

    Rubbish Bin Protection A plastic grill tray halved and then fastened together with plastic twist ties (presumably) acts as a guard against …
  • 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 …
  • Clothesline at the right height

    Clothesline at the right height All apartments are fitted with built-in washing lines which are below the line of the railing. Unfortunately, these are …
  • Streetside Net Storage

    Net Storage on Post Streetside storage for net used to hold community rubbish sacks on rubbish day.