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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

How to pick the perfect section for a prefab home

Posted by Jeremy Richards on Aug 28, 2018 9:32:45 AM


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Topics: prefab houses, genius homes

Looking for an affordable holiday home?

Posted by Jeremy Richards on Mar 14, 2018 11:11:34 AM

For many people it's a dream to own a holiday home or bach. Summers by the beach, weekends near a favourite swimming spot or a winter retreat to carve up the slopes, whatever your idea of the perfect holiday at some stage thought has also gone into the place you dust off the sand from between your toes, or hang up your boots.

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Topics: holiday home, eco friendly homes, genius 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

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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