This typical Queensland style home with the large flowing verandah with a typical old style verandah panel featuring sheafs of wheat.This verandah is complimented by the vast amounts of free flowing sandsville lacework.A design dating back to the 1880 period common in Quuensland architecture.These old style balustrade and lacework designs would most likely have been …

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Owing to their simplicity of construction,standardised designs were   produced through the 1920 and 1930 period..Despite these advantages,tastes changed and the style fell out of favour after the second world war.The need for cheaper homes first saw large verandahs reduced to small landings.Internal walls were made of fibreboards including asbestos and gypsum.Land was cleared with …

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The quintessential Queenslander is of all timber construction with a corrugated iron roof. They are all high set single storey dwellings with a characteristic veranda that extends around the house to varying extents but never entirely surrounds it. In later years, many have been renovated to enclose part or all of these verandahs to create …

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The form of the typical Queenslander style residence distinguishes Brisbane suburbs from other capital cities.The type developed in the 1840s and is still constructed today displays an evolution of local style.They are primarily residential constuctions however some commercial style constructions are referred to as Queenslanders.

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