Why has this holiday home style made itself right at home in Australia?
Heritage listings are important as they ensure that notable buildings are protected for future generations, providing an invaluable ‘living’ reference point and insights into the cultural and
Those lucky enough to be building their own home, particularly through a custom builder or as an owner-builder, will be spoilt for choice when it comes to selecting a house style and choosing building materials – often, the main restriction will be budget.
For most homeowners, their first consideration when choosing a roof type and pitch is purely aesthetic. Visual preference aside though, there are quite a few other things to keep in mind when deciding on a roof pitch.
Depending on the location of your new home, extension or renovation, the dwelling may need to meet certain criteria to ensure it can resist a bushfire situation. There are several different performance levels that can apply, which will affect construction methods and dictate what building materials can be used. Read on to learn more.
Bullnosed verandahs were widely used on Australian homes during the Victorian, Federation and Edwardian periods, a timeframe ranging from around the mid-1850s to the 1920s.