Younghusband a blank canvas of inspiration for RMIT design students

There’s no such a thing as a typical day at Younghusband. Each day is a blank canvas with any number of diversity activities, creations and people finding inspiration in the woolstore.  For six weeks, one could find RMIT students using masking tape to create shapes and patterns across the vast timber floors, already marked upon by previous occupants throughout its 100-year history.

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Amalia Ridwan
Q & A with Doug Brady, Furstock Studios

The Fox Darkroom & Gallery is a darkroom for hire and exhibition space. It promotes and celebrates photography through hands-on workshops and by exhibiting work from emerging and established artists. Established in 2014 by photographer Tom Goldner, The Fox Darkroom offers a regular program of workshops: covering manual photography, film developing and darkroom printing.

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Amalia Ridwan
Q & A with Tom from Fox Darkroom & Gallery

The Fox Darkroom & Gallery is a darkroom for hire and exhibition space. It promotes and celebrates photography through hands-on workshops and by exhibiting work from emerging and established artists. Established in 2014 by photographer Tom Goldner, The Fox Darkroom offers a regular program of workshops: covering manual photography, film developing and darkroom printing.

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Amalia Ridwan
The first stage to achieving Younghusband’s sustainable vision

Environmental performance is key to Younghusband, with our vision for the development to become Victoria’s first carbon and water neutral adaptive reuse precinct. As part of our commitment, we’re aiming to achieve an equivalent five-star NABERS rating across the entire project, and planning to apply Passivhaus principles to all new builds.

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Amalia Ridwan
Respecting the past while reimagining the future of historic Younghusband wool store

On the Kensington railway, in inner north-west Melbourne, stands Younghusband, an impressive collection of 19th-century industrial brick buildings spanning two blocks and connected by a bluestone laneway. Once home to the Younghusband wool store and now home to some of Melbourne’s most creative businesses and artists  the diverse historical warehouse factory is again being repurposed and reimagined.

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Amalia Ridwan