Broome town …

The architecture of the town of Broome in Western Australia is unique. Tropical, to desert climate, including heat waves to 44C and cyclones, that mostly pass by, have helped create this style of building, similar to a century ago.

Corrugated iron, and steel frames, with new buildings designed to withstand the fiercest cyclonic weather, is the end result. Modern powerlines are underground, with only a small part of town left with poles, the oldest parts. The oldest here:

Then, some new and newer.

Then the older Roebuck Hotel, refurbished many times.


About Tom Harley

Amateur ecologist and horticulturalist and CEO of Kimberley Environmental Horticulture Inc. (Tom Harley)
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