Australian Heritage Style Building for New or Old Homes

Australian homes throughout history have had a distinctive look to them that we can look back at fondly.  These homes shown here are some classic Australian heritage style designs that really stand out as individual with lots of character and grace.

While new homes often have that 'sameness' about them in many new estates, building to the old style and using heritage features in your home is still possible.

New homes and renovation of older homes can be done in the style of our old Australian heritage houses and at Building Works Australia we love doing this kind of new building and renovation project.

Australian heritage style home featuring iron lacework 

Heritage lacework, above, adds real class to this home and though it has simple lines the use of custom windows and lights makes for stunning presentation.

Australian heritage style with street appeal 

When building in established suburbs, being able to build new to old design styles means that your home is a perfect fit for the neighbourhood but with all the modern convenience.

Australian heritage style QueenslanderQueenslander homes were built to work well in the climate. These building principles can still be used in building new homes or when renovating to add extra living area as in extensions and house remodeling.

 Australian heritage style small
Even a modest and small home on an inner city block can have heritage charm.

The Graceville - a custom design in Australian Heritage Style by Building Works Australia
New homes with old style verandas and detailing are contemporary and classic.

Australian heritage style home with verandas

Australian heritage style home with colourbond roof, dormer windows
Colourbond roofing, verandas and dormer windows together with ornate timber finishes set our heritage homes apart and add grace to even a simple layout.

Australian heritage style home with gabled roof

A feature of old style heritage building was the interesting roof line with changes in pitch and gables that lend visual interest and allow for additions to match the original in a unique way to make a house that is distinctively yours. 

Welcoming entrance of a timber detailed heritage home, Australian style

With traditional timber detailing this home offers a welcome reception to visitors and family and the good use of colour keep it fresh and charming.

Australian heritage style home with bold modern paint colour

A dramatic use of paint colour and simple clean lines of this old style home with its sleek roofing gives a bold and crisp look to this home.

Australian heritage style house with bullnose return verandah

Nothing says Old Australian home design like a return veranda with a bull-nose zincalume roofing overhead.

If you are considering building a new house or extending on your existing home and would like to discuss how Building Works Australia can assist you to get the home of your dreams,
call us now on 1300 36 38 36 for a quote.


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