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?

  • Commuter Relief

    Commuter Relief Tracks through the shrubbery that borders a newly constructed bus/taxi rotary in front of a suburban Tokyo train station …
  • 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 …
  • Archway in Duct Tape

    Crumbling entrance archway held together with duct tape.
  • Tyre Bumpers

    Cut-off tyres guard against parking mishaps.
  • Streetside Net Storage

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