Articles

A collection of writing, musings, video and information about everything we do at Box, and reflections on the industry in general.

Design Bites August

Cool ways to be more planet-friendly What got us fired up: It’s hard not to feel weighed down, if not a little depressed, at the

A Double Dose of Design

The densification of Auckland encouraged by the Unitary Plan comes laced with both challenge and opportunity. The best pathway through the complexities of fitting more

Sun sun sun – here it comes

In uncertain times, people crave stability – and in the first instance, most look for it at home. Those who already have a stash of

Colour in Architecture

Box™ advocates incorporating a splash of rainbow attitude into your new build or renovation Black is not back Any colour as long as it’s black.

Shelter in place

Robyn and Leighton Langley felt conflicting emotions as they stood road-side on a wet and somewhat blustery day and watched a gigantic mechanical arm lift

The Cutting-Room Floor

There are some projects that get so far and then, for one reason or another, are given the chop. Here Box™ architect Tony Borland-Lye laments

Looks Good, Does Good

We asked four Box™ team members to highlight some memorable style-setting and pragmatic design details of homes they’ve worked on. Secrets and surprises Ensuring a

BOX ETHOS

Equal part architect, equal part builder. Builders who design. Designers who build. This was the seed of Box: a firm belief that the best way