Darwin's climate is categorised as a wet/dry monsoonal climate and housing is constructed with this extreme climate in mind. Most of the older houses were built in the tropical style – elevated with louvres running from floor to ceiling to allow the breezes to flow through.
Today, you’ll see a much wider range of designs emerging as Darwin becomes more adventurous and cosmopolitan. Many residents prefer to live close by the city centre which has resulted in a massive increase in apartment living. Darwin’s skyline reflects this with modern mediu