Home designs from the past online


The Queensland bungalow style arrived in Australia around the time of the 1914 -18 Great War and, aside from the occasional earlier example; our bungalow style belongs to the between-Wars period, this publication will inform homeowners about characteristic features of the interior and exterior detail of original homes.  The State Library of Queensland has recently digitised a series of publications now available online.   

See the digital copy and we would welcome your tags, comments or reviews about Queensland Bungalows.


There are other designs created by builders, architects and the Queensland Housing Commission, which illustrates a variety of drawing and floor plans of house designs, which include post-war homes, and also housing that was available through the Queensland Housing Commission’s Home Purchasing Scheme. Take a nostalgic look back to the past and see the cost of building a home in the 1930’s and 1950’s.

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Very interesting collections...the State Library is amazing ;)

I was trying to find a book about Christening Gowns but i ran into this really good collection of Home Designs from the past and Queensland Bungalows. The stat Library has a great collection it's awesome..

Good morning from Holland...Eindhoven..I found in my Mothers book collection a original flyer of Home Designs...When you send me a email adres i sand you a picture..Gilbert Storm

Hi Gilbert. Is the flyer to do with Queensland home designs?Kind regardsMyles Sinnamon - blog editor