Material Fix: Pipemakers Park

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Material Fix repairs rather than restores the broken and dysfunctional seating around the concrete picnic tables made by the workers from the now defunct Hume pipe company.

Rather than replicating the concrete benches, crystal clear round resin forms have been installed on the concrete stands. Making use of the visual and conceptual impact of contrasting materials, the translucent seats draw attention to the park’s industrial past and serve as a spectral reminder of the workers who made the picnic setting and those that sat at this table.