At the end of an article foretelling the end of the brick veneer in the project home industry, The Age discovers that Metricon Homes has extended its range away from historic facades to “more contemporary” things like the “Arkley Collection”. Sorry about all these double quotes, but the Arkleys are “neo-50s” in style. So their contemporary homes look back to brick builder homes of the 1950s, apparently via the dayglo lens of Howard Arkley. Perhaps they should have just called it the “Howard Collection” – which would suit the relentlessly creamy colour schemes.
Interior shot of a Metricon Arkley (furntiure not incl.):
Posted by Peter on 07.06.07 in weird and wonderful
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