We are FIX, a Rotterdam based design firm, that makes environmentally friendly habitats, architecture and furniture.
We aspire a symbiotic and regenerative way of living. Our products and designs are fully circular, energy and Co2 neutral.
Our houses and furniture are designed and made in Holland.
FIX is funded by the RVO.
Alain Fouraux, is an internationally acclaimed architect with over 20 years of experience on game changing designs in Europe, Asia, America, Africa and the Middle East.
Alain has a positive demeanour and proven to be extremely compatible in (cross disciplinary) collaborations. In addition to his passion for architecture, Alain cherishes a strong passion for technological and environmental innovation.
Upon achieving his Master of Architecture degree at Delft University of Technology in Holland, 1999, Alain joined renowned architect Rem Koolhaas office OMA in Rotterdam. In this vibrant international talent pool of 200+ designers from over 60 nationalities, Alain soon surfaces to be a determining creative factor in many of the offices milestone projects.
At OMA, Alain has developed a broad oeuvre of architectural designs and explorations, ranging from flagship stores for Prada to the CCTV headquarters in Beijing. Alain has been co-responsible for the creation of over 60 OMA projects in the past 18 years, from 2012-2017 as design director of OMA’s Rotterdam based headquarters.
In 2015 Alain co-founds Mediaskin, a company that designs, manufactures and integrates transparent LED display technology into architectural surfaces. (www.mediaksin.net).
In 2019 Alain decides to fully dedicate his experience and expertise to circular design and building solutions. Together with his sister Chantal Fouraux, who has been pioneering in circularity in the textile industry for over a decade, they found FIX in 2020.
Chantal Fouraux, is a Dutch designer / idealist / entrepreneur.
After receiving her Bachelor in Fine Arts from the Royal Academy of Arts in The Hague in 1996, Chantal began exhibiting her mixed media work across Europe.
In 2003 she founded (ab / Re / O4) use, which later turned into studio Abuse, a design studio with a focus on reuse, reduction and recycling.
This made Chantal one of the pioneers in the Netherlands in the field of up-cycling used denim and other textiles.
From this passion for the green revolution, Chantal has been using her knowledge for FIX since 2019. In addition to day-to-day operations, she is responsible for making the use of materials more sustainable and minimizing the ecological footprint.
Below: selected previous works Alain Fouraux
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