Queenslander house, Brisbane around the mid-1980s

Childs, Iraphne R. (ca. 1985) Queenslander house, Brisbane around the mid-1980s. [Image]

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Abstract

Traditional "Queenslander"style wooden houses, elevated off the ground on "stumps", with wooden "battens" enclosing the space beneath the house, an iron roof and a verandah, suit the hot sub-tropical summers in Brisbane. This style of architecture originated with the Indian "bungalow" and spread during colonial times throughout the tropical regions of the Asia-Pacific. Sometimes built in underneath with battens, renovated Queenslander homes in Brisbane today are highly prized.

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Item Type: Image
Collection: Asia-Pacific Images: 1970s-1990s
Keywords: Queenslander architecture; houses
Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2013 13:03
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2014 19:38
Copyright Owner: Copyright Iraphne R. Childs.
Location:
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AustraliaQueenslandBrisbaneToowong
URI: http://digitalcollections.qut.edu.au/id/eprint/397
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