Little Building Co

Little Building Co manufacture Australian made architectural models and kits which are beautifully crafted, exquisitely detailed and easy to build. They are based in Brisbane, Australia.

Sydney Opera House Model Kit Sydney Opera House Model Kit

Sydney Opera House Model Kit

In 1956 the State of New South Wales ran an international competition for a National Opera House ...

In 1956 the State of New South Wales ran an international competition for a National Opera House at Bennelong Point, Sydney. This attracted more than 220 entries from 32 countries. Jørn Utzon a young Danish architect won the competition and was hailed by the architectural critic Sigfried Giedion as opening a new chapter in contemporary architecture. Completed in 1973, the Opera House is an architectural masterpiece and was included in the National Heritage List in 2005. In 2007 the building w...

$210.00

Classic Queenslander Model Kit Classic Queenslander Model Kit

Classic Queenslander Model Kit

With its pyramid style roof and stepped down verandah the Queenslanders appearance is distinctive...

With its pyramid style roof and stepped down verandah the Queenslanders appearance is distinctive and almost iconic. It was ideally suited to the local conditions with french doors opening out on to a verandah that wraps around all four sides of the building. Walls are vertical VJ boards with a horizontal chair rail. Windows are all double hung sashes. A kitchen was often accommodated in the rear corner of the verandah. Information included about the history of the buildings, their location, ...

$50.00

Double Gable Cottage Model Kit Double Gable Cottage Model Kit

Double Gable Cottage Model Kit

Still found throughout Queensland and rural northern New South Wales, these worker’s cottages dev...

Still found throughout Queensland and rural northern New South Wales, these worker’s cottages developed from the need to accommodate a growing family. Single gabled homes provided only one or two rooms. The simplest way to provide more space was to build two adjoining houses or to build on to an existing house with an identical extension. This created the double gable or ‘M’ shaped roof profile. Information included about the history of the buildings, their location, methods of construction, ...

$48.00

Diamond Queenslander Model Kit Diamond Queenslander Model Kit

Diamond Queenslander Model Kit

With its pyramid style roof and stepped down verandah the Queenslanders appearance is distinctive...

With its pyramid style roof and stepped down verandah the Queenslanders appearance is distinctive and almost iconic. This model features a distinctive diamond style veranda rail. It was ideally suited to the local conditions with french doors opening out on to a verandah that wraps around all four sides of the building. Walls are vertical VJ boards with a horizontal chair rail. Windows are all double hung sashes. A kitchen was often accommodated in the rear corner of the verandah. Information...

$50.00

Miners Cottage Model Kit Miners Cottage Model Kit

Miners Cottage Model Kit

Thousands of remnant miner’s cottages are scattered across the old goldfield districts of New Sou...

Thousands of remnant miner’s cottages are scattered across the old goldfield districts of New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland. Often sited on small allotments, these very basic, single-roomed timber framed cottages were originally built around the miner’s canvas tent to provide insulation and security. Information included about the history of the buildings, their location, methods of construction, architectural details and historical anecdotes. Instructions included with the model are e...

$45.00