The Box™ World of Architecture & Construction

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Into the Closet

By Box | 24 November 2020

When it comes to home design, hero rooms such as the kitchen or outdoor entertainment area, tend to steal the limelight. But we think the…

Looks Good, Does Good

By Box | 12 November 2020

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…

Design Bites

By Box | 12 November 2020

Record-setting statistics, a suburb in a circle and a new boutique hotel that could become a habit What’s caught our attention: Although Kiwis traditionally hanker…

Two sides to every (house) story

By Box | 13 October 2020

We’ve said it all along: when you combine a design-and-build crew under one roof, you achieve better results for clients. But although these two disciplines…

Shelter in place

By Box | 07 October 2020

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…

Rewind and redefined

By Box | 07 October 2020

It’s a familiar story: when youngsters enter the picture, the excitement of the big-city dream tends to pale. Childhood memories of beaches, open space and…

Back to the future of housing

By Box | 07 October 2020

If Box™ co-founder Dan Heyworth could wave a magic wand to solve the big issues facing the design-and-build industry, what would he do? In this…

All-Day Parking

By Box | 04 September 2020

Unless you were a local, you’d never know that behind the street façade of this home, is a leafy-and-lovely view of Grey Lynn park. Admittedly…

History at its Heart

By Box | 03 September 2020

Design manager Tony Borland-Lye discusses his favourite Auckland building   As an architecture student at Auckland University, when Tony Borland-Lye headed off on food-finding missions…