Australian Federation 1890-1915

Australian Federation buildings are characteristically red brick, tuck pointed (bricks separated and joined by a line of white mortar) with slate roofs featuring frilled terracotta ridge capping, gargoyles and false gables. Verandahs incorporate turned timber columns, elaborate timber brackets and finials often depicting Australian motifs such as the waratah, kangaroos and kookaburras. Bay windows and leadlight or coloured glass windows are also typical.
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Entry of the classic Brick Federation house in Melbourne - Decoist

East Malvern Residence is a classic brick Federation house updated for modern family living by LSA Architects, located in Malvern, Melbourne, Australia.

Leadlight window, 'Abyia' Queen Anne Federation home in Pymble (Sydney) Australia

Leadlight window, 'Abyia' Queen Anne Federation home in Pymble (Sydney) Australia Nice green for the entry and the stained glass window would look fantastic as it's east facing.

Another beautiful Federation bathroom, complete with marble wash stand and period tap ware. What a beautiful frieze and exquisite shower nook.

1 Clydesdale Place, Pymble, NSW View property details and sold price of 1 Clydesdale Place & other properties in Pymble, NSW

Queen Anne or Federation style house. Built in the 1900's specifically for Australian conditions. Note the verandah wrapped around the house to combat Australia's hot summers.

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Image courtesy Manly Council NSW There are mainly four Federation Housing Styles: With thanks to Wikipedia : Federation architecture .

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