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ladyrob1
FORGOT to mention...the Queenslander at the top of the page here by Earthsong Architecture is not nearly as tall as the Queenslander I wrote about here...the proportions of the "Earthsong" are just so harmonious and lovely...and the interior is of a superior practical design. Also notice that the rear portion is much lower to the ground...thinking os STEPS again.
I do think that a landing, even a small one to stand on whilst ringing thr front door bell might be a good idea even if not traditinally "Queenslander". If I bought that lovely place...just because I love old Queenslanders...I'd put a lift underneath and I'd make a special 'kid accessible' play yard. So sad to see the kids confined to the veranda when there's a beautiful garden....d o w n s t a i r s.......mmmm
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carolohara

I adore the Federation Houses, so much character, far more glamorous than the yuk new designs which appear to all look alike, bland and cold, no character. Thank you for this article, simply loved it.

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Jo Martin

I love federation houses, style and class all the way. Verandas and lead light, today we use different forms of heating so the chimneys aren't needed ( esp where I live in Cairns lol ) but if I won money that's what I would build any day.. great story thanks..

   

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