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?

  • Packing Strap Door Stopper

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

    Safety in Cans Reinforcing rods for the concrete block wall of a new house are made safe for passing eyes with the …
  • Archway in Duct Tape

    Archway in Duct Tape Crumbling entrance archway held together with duct tape.
  • 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 …
  • Tyre Bumpers

    Tyre Bumpers Cut-off tyres guard against parking mishaps.
  • Hose Storage

    Hose Storage Functional adaption of park tree for maintenance equipment storage in a run-down apartment complex just off the high-fashion avenue …
  • Dog Enclosure

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