Queenslander homes are quintessentially Australian, but their design owes much to Asia

The classic Queenslander is one of Australia’s most iconic architectural styles, but the multicultural influences that make it unique are barely acknowledged.

While British colonial trends dictated the basic design footprint, the wooden houses of northern Australia owe their decorative finesse to an ancient Asian tradition.

To understand this unspoken orientalism, it helps to travel north — about 7,000 kilometres, in fact, to rural Cambodia.

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