Jack and Tash have never been afraid to make bold decisions when it came to this house - even if it meant going against the grain. But designing a house is a multi-faceted endeavour - some decisions are instantaneous, while others require mulling over, re-hashing and multiple perspectives.Read More
House and land packages have a bit of a reputation for being a sorry affair in Canterbury. But, when done well, they can be great … we’ve put some of our thoughts down on what the benefits are, and what to look out for.Read More
Since Jack first announced his plans to build a house, there has been quite a lot of interest! We thought we’d give you a behind the scenes look into the build process as it happens.Read More
A Bathroom needs to be intuitive to use, practical and durable - that much is obvious. But even on the occasions we get this much right - we often forget that the bathroom is part of the ‘home’. Here’s how to rethink this crucial space...
The kitchen is the hardest working room in your home and one of the biggest investments you make when building. It’s a difficult and expensive space to rework later - so you want to do it once, and do it right!Read More
Not every new home is built the same. There are far too many homes popping up which have been built without a thought towards efficiency or future-proofing. Here’s how to build smarter, not harder …
Bringing more character into your living space has more than just aesthetic payoff; architectural homes look better, they age better and they sell better. Here are some of our favourite ways to bring a home to life...
There’s a lot to be said for scaling back the square meters. We’re not talking about ‘tiny’ houses with compostable loos- think modestly sized, cleverly designed homes, scaled to the way you actually live.
Building a home from the ground up is a huge undertaking, so choosing the right builder is important! But with so many options out there, how do you know who to work with? Here’s our two cents…Read More
There is a common misconception that attached to every hill build is an outrageous price-tag. It’s no secret that there are costs involved when working with difficult terrain, but with the right builder, these can be minimized.Read More
With prices steadily rising in subdivisions and hill suburbs offering great capital gains, we break down the top 5 areas you should consider for your next build.Read More
Properties on Christchurch's Port Hills have long been seen as premium, but why is this the case? And, is it possible to build an affordable, architectural home in the hill suburbs?Read More