Australian Federation Home There are considered to be 12 styles of Federation architecture. Common features of this period include verandahs, detailed fretwork, leadlight windows, dominant rooves with gables, bay windows, large and decorative ceilings. (Info from federationdetails.blogspot.com.au)
Traditional Exterior by Pasco Design | Federation style weatherboard. Federation-style architecture flourished during the budding national identity in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Architects and builders fused influences from France, Britain and America to create a uniquely Australian style – less formal than its Victorian predecessors and far better suited to the country’s subtropical climate.
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Federation style - australian style architecture homes. The terracotta roof tiling was a common material and look utilised in this era. The dark green wooden balcony features along with cream colours and brick was a popular scheme to follow
Vintage Dress Patterns. 1953 Australian Home Journal, contains 3 Dress Patterns
Cloud House — This Melbourne, Australia home also looks surprisingly conventional from the street — the original facade has been preserved to respect the character of the neighborhood. But walk through the home, and it reveals extensive renovations culminating in a playful, cloud-shaped protrusion leading to the backyard. Its curving and cavernous walls give it a uniquely beautiful silhouette. Designed by McBride Charles Ryan Architects.
Contemporary Exterior by Bild Architetcture.In the 1920s and 1930s, the California Bungalow made its mark on Australian soil. It was a new style of architecture designed for a more informal and modern lifestyle. Single-storey, with a front porch, verandah pylons, and a simple layout – it has beautiful street appeal.
Country Exterior by Michael Bell Architects Pty Ltd In Scone in the Hunter Valley thistraditional farmhouse is actually fairly new, but it references a style of architecture common to our rural landscape: the great Australian homestead. With a horizontal emphasis, homesteads mimic the land they lie upon – often open plains or expansive pastures. They often consist of a farmhouse together with a series of other buildings necessary for working the land and caring for stock.
Vintage Magazine, Australian Home Beautiful, Nov 1959
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