Semi-glazed bricks from PGH Bricks & Pavers were used by Genworth
Homes in their latest display house. The use of PGH’s bricks in combination with
a unique colour scheme has resulted in an elegant traditional European style
house, revealing the potential of the semi-glazed range in residential design.
‘The Apollo House’ was selected as a Horbury Hunt Residential Finalist
in their 2012 awards.
The display house uses semi-glazed, black Apollo bricks and silver
grey Antique Greenway pavers, with the combination of brick and paver giving the
house a dignified and powerful appearance.
According to Chris Diamantis of the Genworth Group, the Apollo House design
was inspired by the traditional row terraces in the urban landscapes of Amsterdam
and the United Kingdom.
PGH Apollo bricks were chosen because of their close resemblance with
the finishes found in Amsterdam and the United Kingdom. Presenting a bold, contrasting
colour and texture palette, the bricks serve to give the home its stately and
PGH Apollo bricks also illustrate how clever design and considered
material selection can combine to produce homes of exceptional presence and