Hybrid Homes

Architectural eco-showhome: Hybrid Homes wanted to show just how good a home can be without sacrificing the environment

Unafraid of tricky building sites, Hybrid Homes has built a new thermally broken, zero-energy showhome. “Power and rain water collection systems combined with building techniques that maximise efficiency allows us to run this home at zero energy cost,” says Hybrid Homes Director Jamie Harrington, who has been designing and building eco homes for more than […]

Today Homes

Latest looks of today: how Today Homes keeps things fresh after having built over two thousand homes

For more than 30 years, Today Homes has built in excess of 2000 homes in Canterbury, delivering a full home design and build service to the highest standard. Established in 1987, the locally owned and operated company takes pride in building quality homes that are not only aesthetically pleasing, but stand the test of time. […]

Evolution Series

The future of building: Queenstown firm Rilean Construction is evolving to meet the Christchurch demand for energy efficient homes

When the Queenstown market leaders of energy efficient homes ‘Evolution’ (a division of Rilean Construction) wanted to expand to Christchurch, potential clients were keen and kept asking “is there one we can see?” There are 50 such homes, but they are all in Queenstown, so Rilean Construction Canterbury Manager/Director Trevor Meikle decided to build Canterbury […]

Mike Greer Homes

A stage like no other: Mike Greer Homes launches their seriously stylish new showhomes in Prestons Park

Nothing grants a building company the stage to illustrate their flair better than a showhome. The very stylish designs of the two new Mike Greer Homes showhomes in Prestons Park, Marshlands exhibit an endless supply of fabulous ideas that can be implemented into most of the company’s home plans.   The single-storey home at 21 […]

Cube Cabins

Clever cube living: you’ve got to check out the Cube Cabins new Colombo St showhome (they can make you a home from only $42,000, seriously!)

Cube Cabins is excited to announce the opening of its new showhome at 488 Colombo Street Sydenham – introducing a whole new way of living with completed, fully compliant tiny homes from only $42,000. Smaller living spaces are rapidly gaining popularity and with good reason. Despite their simple, clean lines, Cubes tiny homes are some […]

Landmark Homes

Hill work’s hot demand: Landmark Homes steps up to meet Canterbury’s needs

Landmark Homes Canterbury’s specialist hill building team has been in strong demand for the past three years. From Moncks Spur to Westmorland, it has worked on many projects, from bare land sites to ‘remove and rebuild’ projects.   “It takes a certain level of experience to get hill builds right, there are more complications on […]