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?

  • Astroturf Garden

    4687517877_0245564542_o Astroturf wired to trellis forms the start of a simple and functional green wall. The mix of fake grass, …
  • Packing Strap Door Stopper

    DSC07245 A packing strap tied to the railing and looped around the doorknob helps a tired and irritated mother with …
  • Archway in Duct Tape

    Archway in Duct Tape Crumbling entrance archway held together with duct tape.
  • 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 …
  • Library/Storage/Recycling

    Library Storage Recycling Repurposed tv unit houses library of rescued reading material, and acts as storage space for cleaning tools and items …
  • Dog Enclosure

    Dog Enclosure The dog has the run of the yard – kept in check with wire racks attached to the gate …
  • Privacy in Plastic Scraps

    Privacy in Corrugated Plastic Scraps Ground floor apartment balcony given privacy (for hanging out washing) through the arrangement of corrugated plastic scraps. From