It provides an understanding of the development of our built heritage, as well as sections on paint schemes, how to make your home more energy efficient and how to avoid mistakes when renovating.
The interactive What house is that? has additional information on interiors, a detailed social history of each period, and interviews with owners and architects.
You can also download the What house is that? booklet(PDF, 1.7 MB)
Another useful resource for owners of Historic Homes in Victoria is the online booklet Researching your historic house with Public Record Office Victoria and other sources