Reuseable bank fit-outs XFrame's next target

Reuseable bank fit-outs XFrame's next target
XFrame founder Ged Finch with his modular clip-together framing system (Image: XFrame)
Greg Hurrell
XFrame founder Ged Finch took up architecture studies because he wanted to work for Wētā Workshop as a set designer.Instead, his studies at the School of Architecture at Victoria University of Wellington led to a new business with the potential to upend the building industry.Growing up in Central Otago, Finch enjoyed making dioramas of film sets. "Models, castles, all that sort of stuff," he explained. But instead of designing wizard houses, he veered into researching reusable and demountable building materials.That led to the fo...

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