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Transportable home wins in Wellington

Hot on the heels of a Waikato category win in July, Lee Turner and his team have been recognised again, this time in the 2018 Wellington/ Wairarapa ADNZ/Resene Architectural Design Awards.  Lee and his team at Cambridge's Turner Road Architecture received a Commended in the Residential Compact New Home up to 150m2 category earlier this month. The kudos came for the "Lyall Bay LongBox", a stylish 131m2 transportable home tucked into a tight suburban space in the capital.  Judges at the ...

September 4, 2018

Looking to buy a transportable home but wondering how to finance it?

Well Westpac might soon have the answer!  The bank is changing the way it funds prefab housing and is launching a new pilot programme where it will be easier for builders of prefab houses to get finance. "This is a major step towards improving home affordability, especially for first home buyers," said Westpac NZ chief executive David McLean. "It will move prefab housing from sitting in the too-hard basket to being a viable choice for lots of Kiwis."McLean hoped the bank's pilot would ...

May 8, 2018

An alternative future: transportable homes

After spending more than two decades involved in the New Zealand construction industry, and more than 12 running architectural firm Turner Road Architecture,  it was Lee Turner’s experience at the coalface of housing design that led him to start thinking outside the square. Lee started a new company Elevate Architectural Transportables, an organisation that is  flipping the outdated notion of cheap, flimsy transportable housing on its head and looking towards a future of housing...

April 27, 2018

Elevate features in Ze Magazine March 2018 Edition

Elevate Architectural Transportable Homes are architecturally designed pre-fabricated buildings built to a very high standard with quality, high end finishes, features and fittings. These relocatable buildings can be moved from Elevate’s Cambridge -based yards to virtually anywhere within New Zealand’s North Island. These stunning architectural buildings are built at a fixed price in a controlled environment meaning a hassle-free, faster build time and higher quality finish. Read more about&...

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