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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 – June

A modernist escape for the stars, the blackest black on Earth and a modular future (or is it?) What has inspired us: They call it

Built-in beauties

Seats and windows go together like coffee and doughnuts, but they’re not just a place to soak up the sun or gaze out at the

Design Bites – May

What got us thinking:  Earlier this year, the British Government hosted a design competition entitled Home 2030 to tease out ideas for affordable, efficient and

As we were saying….

The term ‘form follows function’ is used so frequently in architectural discourse that is has become as clichéd as ‘indoor/outdoor flow’. So what does it

Subdividing land

The process of subdividing and then building a house can appear daunting if you have never done it before, which is why Box™ is here

Box – The Architect Builder

The Principle of the Architect Builder“The backbone of the process of production we envisage is a new kind of professional who takes responsibility for the

Six Tricks with Lighting

Lighting might not take top billing when it comes to the wishlist that will make a space your own, but it is one of the