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A Flex 90 home in construction!

Posted by Jeremy Richards on Nov 23, 2018 8:28:39 AM

As this Flex 90 goes through the production line we thought we'd take you along the process and explain the many benefits of the Flex 90 build process, at our prefabrication facility in Timaru.

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Topics: genius homes, first light studio, prefab houses

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

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

Queenstown developments on the rise

Posted by Jeremy Richards on Nov 18, 2017 11:18:54 AM

Photo: Hanley Farm Developement
The stunning scenery, adventure activity lifestyle and easy access are making Quenstown, Wanaka and the rest of Central Otago a hotspot for development right now. The growing desire to seek a certain lifestyle has led to a number of world-class developments springing up in the region.

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Topics: first light studio, genius homes, queenstown developments

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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