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?

  • Roof Tile Planter

    P1250317 Roof tile repurposed for apartment complex planter. I wonder if the tiles were saved from the houses that were …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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.
  • Annotated Trolley

    Annotated Trolley Trolley underbelly provides space for instructions on its own use – in this case, for use only within the …
  • Cardboard Recycling Tower

    Cardboard-Recycling-Tower Cardboard box recycling tower constructed from salvaged metal rack and wood block for stabilization. Stool for reaching upper levels.
  • 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 …