The Box™ World of Architecture & Construction

All the latest information, thinkpieces and news from Box™

Colour in architecture

By Box | 12 June 2020

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.…

Show me the money

By Box | 12 June 2020

It may seem gauche to launch into talking about money from the get-go but, when you’re considering who will design and build what is probably…

The dos and don’ts of building in a heritage zone

By Box | 11 June 2020

When it comes to building in city-fringe suburbs where villas and bungalows predominate, protecting Auckland’s architectural heritage is important. But that doesn’t mean slavishly copying…

Looking back to the future

By Box | 11 June 2020

Auckland’s architecture has around 150 years of colonial built history to look back on, a residential suburban landscape pocketed with examples that morphed with the…

As we were saying….

By Dan Heyworth | 11 June 2020

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…

Box™ Project Diaries

By Lea | 11 June 2020

Box™ Diaries will be a regular post showcasing our new builds during construction and at final completion, or handover day! Check out the first video…

Bringing home the lessons of the lockdown

By Dan Heyworth | 09 June 2020

As an SME operating in the design and construction industry, Box™ needs to be nimble. We believe in testing the waters of interesting design-and-build ideas…

Exploring Auckland Architecture: Holy Trinity Cathedral

By Andrew Senn | 28 April 2020

Design Lead Caitlin Bartlett discusses her favourite Auckland building Inspiring awe – that is the exalted goal that Caitlin Bartlett believes architects should pursue in…

Box™ interview M2 Summit

By Andrew Senn | 15 April 2020

Andre Rowell, Editor of M2 Magazine interviews guests on practical advice for you & your business to survive the Covid-19 crisis. One of the guests…