The Federation style of domestic architecture was popular during the first decade of the 20th century. The style, based on the Edwardian style of English house, was adapted to suit Australian conditions, tastes and availability of building materials. This post is to complement one made by Brattcat at the end of last week.
There are a number of suburbs in Sydney that contain well-preserved examples of Federation style houses. These images were made on Saturday in the inner-west suburb of Haberfield. Other suburbs of note are Rozelle and especially Strathfield. Many of these houses have been renovated and updated and the style diluted over the years. Tomorrow, some of the architecutral detail that make this such an appealing home-grown style.