Oh.Yes.Melbourne finds a new home on Urban Melbourne

Today we're welcoming the newest addition to the team: Oh Yes Melbourne.

Curated by Sydney Struwig, Oh Yes Melbourne (OYM) takes a look at the Melbourne of today and that of yesterday, with a heavy focus on visuals, drawing from Sydney's own extremely large collection of images that grows larger every day.

A flâneur with a keen photographic eye roaming around the city, Sydney & OYM will be showcasing Melbourne's urbanity with a focus on the city's streets and the scenes that are captured within them ('Why We Melbourne'), individual buildings, other urban destinations in Victoria and peering back in time with the 'Today in History' series.

Why We Melbourne 03SEP16

Oh Yes Melbourne has its own dedicated section of the site which also draws on OYM's dedicated social media presence.

As the curator, Sydney has been given editorial freedom and will be complimenting the existing Urban Melbourne publishing cycle.

See the first OYM posts that began from Friday last week:

Follow OYM on Twitter and like OYM on Facebook.


George D's picture

Fantastic! I've liked Oh Yes Melbourne since he was Auckland's. What a pleasure to see these photos here.

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32 Blocks's picture

Thanks George, that is extremely kind of you *hug*

Discover Melbourne’s Past, Present and Future at 32blocks.org

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Adrian's picture

I always wondered where the 'Sydney' came from in your usernames :-)

Welcome proper to Urban Melbourne OYM - and echo what George said your photo updates have always been ones to look forward to !! Great to have you officially here ..

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32 Blocks's picture

Thanks Adrian :) yeah it has always been my name - it's not very popular in Melbourne as you can well imagine ;) Thanks for the warm welcome *hug*

Discover Melbourne’s Past, Present and Future at 32blocks.org

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Andrew Mck's picture

Great work coming over from SSC
Very swish new digs
Like from moving from a cubical to a office
Looking forward to see what you bring to UM

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32 Blocks's picture

Thanks Andrew, yes I have definitely moved up a notch ;) thanks for the welcome :)

Discover Melbourne’s Past, Present and Future at 32blocks.org

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Development & Planning

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 12:00
As indicated in Urban Melbourne's article on commercial development , site works have commenced on the Two Melbourne Quarter site, which forms part of the greater Melbourne Quarter development being delivered by Lendlease within the Docklands precinct. This has coincided with Lendlease securing EnergyAustralia as the anchor tenant for Two Melbourne Quarter and signing a development agreement to commence construction in earnest.

Policy, Culture & Opinion

Sunday, March 11, 2018 - 13:00
The Victorian Government has announced it will ban the use of aluminium cladding panels that have a polyethylene core of more than 30% and expanded polystyrene will also be banned on buildings with 3 or more levels. The changes were announced by the Planning Minister, Richard Wynne, on Saturday morning along with new guidelines for building surveyors.

Visual Melbourne

Monday, February 5, 2018 - 12:00
The various spaces and elements which combine to form RMIT's New Academic Street (NAS) have progressively begun to open to students and visitors alike. I was recently fortunate enough to be part of an informal group tour through the completed spaces within NAS, led by Harrison and White which had a hand in the project.

Transport & Design

Sustainability & Environment