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10 reasons why the flex 90 is the perfect family home

Posted by Jeremy Richards on Oct 25, 2018 2:05:08 PM

Looking to build a family home that is flexible to adapt and grow with you? Of course, you are!

Family life is dynamic and never stops. From the day you decide to have a family the planning begins, and flexibility or adaptability becomes a huge factor in purchase decisions. From trying to find a baby capsule that doubles as a car seat to finding a bed that's safe, but can change as your little one grows up.
What seems even more surprising is how quickly these changes occur. Only 5 minutes ago they were learning to walk and in next to no time they're off to school, then the big school.

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Topics: designer home, first light studio, prefab houses

Southern Kiwi Home - Style Guide

Posted by Jeremy Richards on Jul 18, 2018 11:14:43 AM


There’s something truly unique and special about the landscapes of the South Island. Be it the wild and rugged mountain ranges, or the picturesque glass-like reflections of the southern lakes.

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Topics: designer home, eco friendly homes

How eco design and lifestyle intersect with practicality

Posted by Jeremy Richards on Feb 14, 2018 10:17:49 AM



House design seems to be the breeding ground of compromise. The builder's triangle is frequently quoted as an example of this.

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Topics: eco friendly homes, sustainable living, queenstown developments, first light studio, genius homes, designer home

Genius & First Light - The Story

Posted by Jeremy Richards on Oct 17, 2017 9:58:15 AM

What began as a one-off undergraduate design project in 2009 now takes a step closer towards becoming a reality for dozens of Kiwi families looking to make a change.  The partnership between First Light Studio and Genius Homes signals the evolution of the prefabricated home industry, and a step change that New Zealand is all too ready for.

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Topics: designer home, genius homes, first light studio

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