noMadbox is a multidisciplinary business that was established to develop modular buildings on the back of global demand for Patrick Bradley’s own home built from shipping containers after it appeared on Channel 4’s Grand Designs.


Patrick, the Architect, and Stephen, the Contractor, remained as friends after the filming of Grand Designs and have since combined their expertise together to cofound noMADbox.

Patrick Bradley

Patrick is a Director of Patrick Bradley Architects, a multi award winning Chartered Architects' Practice, and is best known for his shipping container home build that featured on Channel 4’s Grand Designs.


He went on to appear as RTE’s, Ireland Home of the Year, as a judge and presenter.

Stephen Thornton

Stephen is a Managing Director of Thornton Roofing Ireland Ltd, a leading roofing, metalworks and cladding company based in Northern Ireland.


His family firm has been operating for over 50 years throughout Ireland & the UK, employing nearly 100 staff in production, design and engineering.