The Box™ World of Architecture & Construction

All the latest information, thinkpieces and news from Box™

City (Un) Limits

By Lea | 27 April 2018

When a prime city-fringe site has a storm-water drain right in the middle of it, what do you do? You work around it. By Claire…

The Box™ Purpose

By Lea | 19 April 2018

Written by Dan Heyworth   Lang House by Ernst Plischke 1948 There is no exact record of the number of homes or developments designed by…

A Kit of Parts

By Box™ | 10 April 2018

Incorporating a 20sqm visitor accommodation unit for a client who had built with us before, provided Box™ with an opportunity to construct a dwelling using a…

Behind the Scenes of a Box™ Build in Matakana

By Lea | 10 April 2018

Our Box™ Home Every journey begins with a single step. It feels like our first step took place about 6 years ago. I won’t bore…

Housing supply: An Indian Case Study

By Lea | 15 March 2018

Written by Claire McCall We were pleased to hear that an advocate of low-cost housing had been named the winner of architecture’s most prestigious award…

Bigger than the sum of its parts

By Lea | 15 March 2018

Tiny Gem! Written by Claire McCall Small houses are big news – which is as it should be. We’ve always believed that, with clever design,…

10 Ways to Explore the Beauty of Built-In

By Lea | 11 March 2018

The Beauty of Built-In Furniture Written by Claire McCall Frank Lloyd Wright was infamous for wanting to direct every aesthetic aspect of his clients’ lives…

Fly My Pretty

By Lea | 01 March 2018

Our First Workshop-Built Home Written by Claire McCall It was with enormous pride (and admittedly a little trepidation) that last month we installed our first…

Take it to the Top

By Lea | 28 February 2018

What has climbing a mountain in Africa got to do with Box™? Well, if we’re honest, not a lot, although we could draw parallels with…

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