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Edwardian 1901 > WW1
This period is also known as Federation. Houses built at this time drew on both Victorian and Queen Anne features. Floor plans were generally similar to those of Victorian houses. Many Victorian ornaments were still used, but houses were less ostentatious than in previous decades.
Federation occurred in 1901 and encouraged a national confidence and the search for an Australian style. Australian flora and fauna became incorporated into building decoration and increasingly, architects attempted to design for the Australian climate.
Melbourne was temporarily Australia's capital.
To watch academic Miles Lewis talk about Edwardian architecture, Click Here.