Built on the land of the Whadjuk people of the Noongar nation
SHAC by With Architecture Studio (visible at left of photograph), David Barr Architects’ Gen Y Demonstration Housing (centre) and a rejuvenated stormwater sump by Josh Byrne and Associates (centre front) are three key projects at the WGV experimental housing development. Photograph: Robert Frith
The development offers homes for 180 residents in a variety of housing types on the site of a former school. Photograph: Nearmap
At SHAC, rent is calculated as a percentage of each resident’s income, enabling artists to remain in Fremantle, where gentrification is driving up house prices.