Architecture Australia

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.

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