The concept of ultra-sustainable, modern inner city living is not new to Australia but for Ballarat the concept is relatively unknown.
The Nightingale crew have brought their innovative ideas from inner Melbourne and are making some bold moves to adapt them with creative re-use to industrial spaces that have long passed their used-by date.
But building, what for Ballarat, is almost a high-rise and pursuing a daring approach to car ownership will not be everyone's cup of tea.
Is this the future?
It is worth reading just what they have in mind to know what some of our CBD's oldest streets could one day look like.