Brownie’s – 2019 Nelson/Marlborough Architecture Awards Winner

Viewed across the rural landscape, Brownie’s dark-toned ply and batten cladding dissolves into the environment around it. Planned in a square, and with a 90 square metre footprint, the house makes clever use of a loft and an enclosed atrium … Continue reading

Naturalhouseco Interior finish compliant with Fireshield intumescent coating

This is great news!  In association with our partners in Health Based Building,  Hardie and Thomson;  ‘Naturalhouseco’ Java Oil has gained compliance for commercial Group 1 building specifications. “The Protega laboratory in Sweden reviewed the supplied NATURALHOUSECO™ stain and carried out adhesion tests, including attempting … Continue reading

Converting a shipping container for dwelling? Be aware of floor toxicity

A client of ours who is going down the path of converting a shipping container, discovered this:   “FYI – Turns out the standard for these containers is that already toxic plywood is made even more toxic by a process whereby … Continue reading

Natural House Company Exterior Oil gains International ‘Declare’ Certification

       Natural House Company Exterior Oil receives ‘Living Building Challenge – Red List Free’ certification from the International Living Future Institute in Seattle USA. The purity of plant chemistry and earthen pigments means this oil can be used in all … Continue reading

Sandstone Point Hotel Australia chooses Natural Oil

‘Elements Protector’ Exterior Oil made by Natural House Company has been selected for a new hotel resort in Caboolture Queensland. Combining the finest plant chemistry and artist grade micro earthen pigments, ‘Elements Protector’ will stand up to the Queensland sun while staying … Continue reading

Go Green Expo Wellington

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Spice Paragon

Spice Paragon, the new  ‘Asian Fusion’  restaurant in Christchurch has had a very busy summer.  We tried to get a table at 7pm on a Thursday and had to eat in the bar,  it was humming! Enterprising Christchurch business Hardie … Continue reading

Living Building Challenge

Natural House Company Exterior Oil ticks all the boxes for ‘Living Building Challenge’. Te Uru Taumatua, the new Tūhoe headquarters in Taneatua, near Whakatane, has been designed to have no environmental impact, be integrated into its surrounding landscape and to … Continue reading

New Custom Designed Website

We have just completed an upgrade of our website to WordPress. Clients can now pay for products via direct credit form their bank account,  or securely by credit card using PayPal. To make any comments or  to request support for … Continue reading