Grand Designs Australia


from the pitched roofs and brick fence piers of Queen Anne Federation-era homes to the late-colonial M-roof cottages with picture-perfect picket fences, Brisbane is home to a variety of housing styles representing almost a century and a half of architectural design. Brissy’s inner suburbs are dotted with porch & gable cottages popularised during the interwar period of the 1920s–1930s and this Vokes and

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