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?

  • 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 …
  • Note on FIXES 001

    Note on FIXES 001 Quick, timely, inexpensive, disposable, plentiful, distinct, minimal, ambiguous, hopeful – these ‘fixes’ are ways of thinking and doing amongst …
  • Solar Lit Driveway

    Solar Lit Driveway Row of cheap solar lamps form driveway lighting when placed in drainpipe holders fastened to chainlink fence with wire.
  • 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.
  • 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 …