Articles

We have a passion for all things architectural, design or build. The design and build of new homes can be a complex dance of regulation, budget, site and brief. We discuss some of the things that are on our mind and as New Zealand house builders, try to get behind the veil of some of today’s big design and build issues.

Design Bites November

The grooviest gift for lovers of mid-century design, a wish-we-had-it-here cycling storehouse, and a heritage icon in Christchurch that’s a must-visit if you’re in town

Back to the future of housing

If Box™ co-founder Dan Heyworth could wave a magic wand to solve the big issues facing New Zealand architects and house builders in the design-and-build

Design Bites October

Exploding an architectural myth, online learning to expand your horizons, and fantastical yet future perfect building with bamboo   What’s got us thinking: If you’ve ever

Divine Details

After 15 years in business, Box™ is well-known for our architectural builds that stand out from the crowd. Getting the big-picture design working well –

Let there be light

Good designers know how to manipulate space but, like an accomplished photographer, they should also understand how to compose with light and shadow Le Corbusier

Shadow Boxing

The house that this young family built echoes the bach that once stood on this North Shore land Leah Goddard’s daily walk during lockdown was

Design Bites September

A magical mosaic on our doorstep, a pandemic prism on recycling, and a clear-eyed lens on the world.  What’s got us travelling (we hope): It’s