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Posts by Sophie Heyworth

Armchair tours

If you’ve never been inside a real-life Box™ house, here’s the next best option. Grab a cuppa, get settled and then take a 3D experience on our website. (You’ll find it on the home page under the ‘Nice to see you‘ heading). We’re slowly getting more of our houses available to amble around virtually.  Currently…

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Splashback Style

Splashbacks used to be the kitchen equivalent of a feature wall – a statement piece in contrast to the homogenous cabinetry. These days, says Box™ interior designer Sam Elliot, the trend has changed. While some choose to highlight the splashback, others take a more low-key approach. “Our standard spec is back-painted glass as its glossy…

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Modernism in the Wetlands

Designing to respond to the particulars of a site is Architecture 101 and this new build in North Canterbury has that part truly sussed. Two courtyards ensure wraparound sun and views from dawn to dusk. One to the east, sits between the living and bedroom wing of the home overlooking the Pegasus wetlands, so it’s…

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Highly commended award received for PAK2

Box™ received a high commendation at the NZ Wood Resene Timber Design Awards 2017 for PAK2, bach in Pakiri. See more photos on the NZ Wood website.

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