The Box™ World of Architecture & Construction

All the latest information, thinkpieces and news from Box™

Same but different

By Dan Heyworth | 25 February 2015

Some Box™ details have changed! We’ve moved into the old Kiwi Bacon factory. You can now visit us at: Studio 1.2, 317 New North Road,…

A ply with care

By Dan Heyworth | 25 February 2015

At Box™, we love to ply our homes with ply. That’s because ply is versatile and brings a warmth and textural interest to interiors while…

Box™ means business

By Dan Heyworth | 25 February 2015

Our first light commercial building was recently completed in central Christchurch. The owners particularly liked the exposed structure of our post-and-beam system reinforced with stainless…

Has Architecture Lost its Mojo?

By Dan Heyworth | 25 February 2015

A recent Forbes magazine article argued that the general public has a very low opinion of the architectural profession. We tend to think that’s because…

Do you know?

By Claire McCall | 03 December 2014

Box™ offer three types of polished concrete for flooring: Salt and pepper – with the smallest fleck Medium grind – our most popular option for…

Prefab past & present

By Claire McCall | 01 December 2014

Johaan Huf was a German Carpenter who had humble origins but much grander dreams. From a small but productive carpentry shop and sawmill that opened…

Colour makes a comeback

By Claire McCall | 05 October 2014

Flouting the architectural formula where colour plays a minor role in design, this holiday home in Waiheke Island takes its cue from Le Corbusian ideas.…

We’re in the green

By Claire McCall | 04 October 2014

Looking for the perfect Christmas gift for the Style Counsel in your circle of family or friends? Don’t fret. We have the answer. Green Modern…

Commercial gains

By Claire McCall | 03 October 2014

The Box™ system of post-and-beam construction is all grown up. We’re pleased to announce that our first light-commercial building has been completed in Christchurch. The…