24hr itinerary Brisbane: Queenslander house in East Brisbane (Photo: Karen Trist/Lonely Planet)

24hr itinerary Brisbane: Queenslander house in East Brisbane (Photo: Karen Trist/Lonely Planet)

I've always liked the 'Queenslander' style  house. It's the wooden verandah that gets me. One that goes all the way around, preferably. Though I'd want the warmth (insulation) of a double brick house. No idea how to achieve this mix.

I've always liked the 'Queenslander' style house. It's the wooden verandah that gets me. One that goes all the way around, preferably. Though I'd want the warmth (insulation) of a double brick house. No idea how to achieve this mix.


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Built features - How do the houses in QLD differ from houses you see in other parts of Australia? What purpose does building houses on stilts have for Queenslanders?

Built features - How do the houses in QLD differ from houses you see in other parts of Australia? What purpose does building houses on stilts have for Queenslanders?

Lovely Queenslander in Brisbane- The House that A -M built. Love the two tone railings and picked fencing below verandah   ---some architectural motifs that i wanna emulate

Lovely Queenslander in Brisbane- The House that A -M built. Love the two tone railings and picked fencing below verandah ---some architectural motifs that i wanna emulate

Old Queenslander in Maryborough (birth place of PL Travers, Mary Poppins author. Photo from Helsie's Happenings: OLD QUEENSLANDERS

Old Queenslander in Maryborough (birth place of PL Travers, Mary Poppins author. Photo from Helsie's Happenings: OLD QUEENSLANDERS

The wrap around verandah is a classic element of a traditional Queenslander. Give a nod to the past with heritage colours.

The wrap around verandah is a classic element of a traditional Queenslander. Give a nod to the past with heritage colours.

An old Queenslander home - up high to catch the breezes, verandahs to keep the house cool- just right for the tropics.

An old Queenslander home - up high to catch the breezes, verandahs to keep the house cool- just right for the tropics.

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