The verandahs were a major lifestyle and financial commitment. They significantly increased the living area of the house and allowed all bedrooms to have french door access to the outside, so we felt they were an important feature of the overall design. Verandahs are synonymous with the Queenslander house so we wanted to make sure we made them as sympathetic to the era of a 1930's house as possible. As such, we installed verandah brackets, dowel balustrading, and horizontal T&G lining to…
architect stuart vokes
Among the many projects completed by Brisbane-based architecture firm Owen & Vokes is a contemporary prefab house called the White Series for Happy Haus. Since creating the firm in 2003, Stuart Vokes has overseen several furniture projects too, including this bedside library. But primarily the practice is known for its residential work. One home, pictured second from the top, was featured in the Christmas issue of InsideOut magazine. Stuart explained his approach to the interiors: "Walls are…
West End Cottage Renovation: A Photo Essay | Habitusliving.com
Not long after the 2011 flood that swept through Brisbane, Owen and Vokes and Peters Architects were approached to renovate and extend a small timber worker's cottage in Brisbane.
This gorgeous 30s era home has been given a style revival | Queensland Homes Magazine
Although the archetypal Queensland dwelling is the Queenslander, many styles contribute richly to our built environment, including the Old English Revival style.
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We’re swiftly preparing our Christmas holiday plans and while some include interstate visits home or exotic overseas travels, there’s really nothing better than relaxing in your home. So this season, the Queensland Homes team is embracing happy hour at home. Summer calls for long lazy days by the pool paired with a tall fresh glass of …
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