Definition of Federation style in English:

Federation style


mass noun
  • A style of Australian architecture popular in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

    ‘the hotel was built in 1925, in Federation style’
    • ‘You wouldn't think of moving to Switzerland and building a Federation style house with a low pitched roof—the snowy climate would ensure that your roof collapsed in the first week of winter.’
    • ‘There's the classic 1920s Federation-style stand, then there's one that was added in the '70s.’
    • ‘Our restored 19th Century federation style hotel is set in a quiet, leafy location surrounded by harbourside reserve.’
    • ‘This Federation-style house needs a new owner who can breathe some life into its spectacular old bones.’
    • ‘New buildings must conform to a late twentieth-century vision of Federation style.’
    • ‘She will be moving into her charming federation-style character home next week.’
    • ‘The Federation-style cottage was named winner of the best restoration of a heritage residential building.’
    • ‘The federation-style warehouse building was once owned by a luggage manufacturer.’
    • ‘He walked alone and unwatched past the post-war bungalows and federation-style weatherboard houses.’
    • ‘Residents are opposing a development application of three modern dwellings on a site that previously housed a Federation-style property.’