Posts Tagged: The Old Colonial Period

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Hidden Potential

The house, located in St Kilda, Melbourne was in a dilapidated state when the owners acquired it and a heritage overlay required that the façade be retained. While there was little to retain from the original house they wanted to restore the essence of the original home while adding new layers to its story.   […]

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Colonial Georgian (1788-1850)

Colonial Georgian cottages were influenced by the Georgian architecture popular at the time in Britain.  Many were architect designed or based on imported plans. One of the main influences was said to be the bungalow developed in Colonial India. In Australia, the Georgian style was simplified and restrained, reflecting the social and environmental circumstances in […]