Heritage Houses in Brisbane: 1890 to 1910's
27Sep

Heritage Houses in Brisbane: 1890 to 1910's

Brisbane is filled to the brim with heritage houses. In this mini-series we delved into architecture from different eras to help you understand the design premise of your dream home. In this article, we look into houses built during the Federation period, the 1890 to 1910's.

By the federation period, most houses no longer had brick chimneys but were fitted with stove alcoves - designed to transfer heat away from the living areas.

Bungalow

The turn of the century saw the adoption of the Bungalow as the new standard for residential housing. The style is characterized by their low-pitched roofs that are continuous across the verandas. Designed with a symmetrical layout and various configurations of front-facing or surrounding verandas, porches, projecting gables and sleepouts.



 

Asymmetrical bungalow

A derivative of the Bungalow, as the variations of styling elements are endless. Asymmetrical and symmetrical layouts alike have various configurations of front-facing or surrounding verandas, porches, projecting gables and sleepouts.


 

Queen Anne

A large federation suburban Queenslander. Often characterised by their steep pitched and multi-facet roofs and asymmetrical frontage. They often have discontinuous veranda roofing and window awnings.
Queen Anne House


 
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