American Architecture/Cape Cod Style Homes

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Blessed with abundant natural beauty, Queensland’s picturesque landscape has served as a backdrop to some of Australia’s finest American-inspired colonial-style residences. Here's an interview I did recently on the subject with QLD Home Design & Living magazine: http://queensland.homedesignandliving.com.au/articles/americans-australians

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Particular materials such as timber flooring, decorative lighting, feature wall panelling, wide skirting boards and wide architraves also feature prominently in the homes Garth Chapman Queenslanders builds. Typically finished in a help to maintain the period charm of the home, allowing its beautiful colonial features to shine through.

The iconic and distinctive architectural features that define these homes fit well with the Queensland lifestyle and weather patterns. Cape Cod Style House, Hampton Style, Queenslander, Living Magazine, Architectural Features, The Hamptons, Weather, House Design, Homes
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The iconic and distinctive architectural features that define these homes fit well with the Queensland lifestyle and weather patterns.

Often the term ‘Cape Cod home’ is one that is understood by Australians, possibly due to a movie featuring Robert de Niro. Cape Cod Style House, Living Magazine, The Hamptons, New Homes, Bathtub, House Design, Traditional, Architecture, Bathrooms

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Often the term ‘Cape Cod home’ is one that is understood by Australians, possibly due to a movie featuring Robert de Niro.

Internally, the [American/Cape Cod style] homes are full of detail that is aesthetically pleasing. These include wide timber mouldings around doorways and windows, infill wall panels up to a chair rail [and] interesting light fittings, including wall lights. Timber Mouldings, Cape Cod Style House, Diy Home Decor On A Budget, Living Magazine, Entry Foyer, Eclectic Decor, Cool Walls, The Hamptons, New Homes
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Internally, the [American/Cape Cod style] homes are full of detail that is aesthetically pleasing. These include wide timber mouldings around doorways and windows, infill wall panels up to a chair rail [and] interesting light fittings, including wall lights.

The American colonial [style] is significantly influenced by architecture from South-East Asia – our own Queenslander-style homes also have similar origins. So over time, we have produced architecture that is a blended version of the two Bedroom Wardrobe, Home Bedroom, Bedrooms, Love Home, My Dream Home, Cape Cod Style House, Dressing Room Design, Walk In Robe, Old Desks
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The American colonial [style] is significantly influenced by architecture from South-East Asia – our own Queenslander-style homes also have similar origins. So over time, we have produced architecture that is a blended version of the two