Lucy Clemenger Architects is an architecture and interior design practice delivering projects across the residential, hospitality, and commercial sectors. We are known for our ability to design buildings that are considered, contextually responsive, and display a refined sensibility. We strive to create sustainable and enduring places, and to design architecture that makes a positive contribution to our city and regions.


The way we approach each project is unique, but our driving principles are constant: creating inspiring spaces that capture our client's brief and aspirations whilst respecting the environmental and social impacts of our designs.

We are skilled at transforming heritage houses into functional and uniquely beautiful homes designed for modern living, as well as creating boutique commercial developments and contemporary houses.

We’re well-versed in projects of large and small scales, with an understanding of the work involved to complete architectural projects to the highest level. We’re open, transparent and focused on producing functional and well-designed buildings.

We offer a full service from feasibility studies, architecture and interior design, construction documentation, contract administration through to furniture specification and interior decoration.

Our team collaborates with an extensive group of consultants and specialist trades working towards a common goal – to achieve design excellence and outstanding results for our clients. We provide consistent and personal communication over the course of your project - and of course we’ll join you for the celebration when your project is complete!


Lucy Clemenger

BPD, BArch (Hons), ARBV, RAIA

Lucy is an experienced design Architect having worked for more than 20 years for numerous architecture practices in Australia, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Greece. Lucy worked with NH Architecture in Melbourne as a Design Director before establishing Lucy Clemenger Architects in 2016.

Lucy leads the design direction of the practice working closely with the team to develop meaningful contemporary architecture and clever solutions for our clients. She offers a personal service working closely with clients and their families to create bespoke buildings and spaces that are enduring and memorable.

Lucy has worked on a broad range of projects including large scale retail and commercial developments, multi-residential housing, high end residential projects and the design of the public realm. She enjoys collaborating with other design disciplines and trade specialists to bring the best design outcomes to projects.

Lucy is a member of The Australian Institute of Architects, a board member of the Robin Boyd Foundation and an Ambassador of the Australian Ballet.

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Tilde Sheppard
Senior Project Architect

MArch, BBltEnv, ARBV, RAIA

Tilde is an experienced Senior Project Architect having worked on several high-end residential projects, as well as affordable housing developments, interior refurbishments, and furniture design.

Tilde leads the delivery of LCA projects, working closely with building contractors, trades, consultants, suppliers, and our clients. Her project management, excellent communication, and problem-solving skills ensure the designs of our projects translate into carefully crafted built outcomes.

Tilde is passionate about our built environment with a focus on sustainability as a driving principle for design from both an environmental and social viewpoint. Tilde is deeply aware of the impact buildings have on their inhabitants and the environment. She strives to create homes and spaces for people to enjoy.

Tilde spent time in her early years on a building site (her father was a builder) sparking her passion for building and design which eventually led her to study architecture at universities in Milan, India, The University of Queensland, and The University of Melbourne where she obtained her masters degree.

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Brendan Pearce
Graduate of Architecture

MArch, BEnv

Since graduating from The University of Melbourne with a Masters degree in Architecture, Brendan has worked on a number of architectural projects at Lucy Clemenger Architects.

Brendan enjoys engaging with construction trades and craftspeople to fine tune detailing and material specifications on our residential projects. He works closely with our suppliers to source wonderful and unique materials for a diverse range of applications.

Brendan has excellent documentation, communication and 3D visualisation skills and loves developing the design of our projects with clients.

Brendan is passionate about the design process and enjoys exploring the historical context of sites and creating spatial experiences and buildings that are informed by how our clients wish to inhabit their homes.

Brendan is a tutor at The Melbourne School of Design at The University of Melbourne and enjoys combining professional practice with teaching.

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Piera Bellanca
Experienced Graduate of Architecture

LM-4 Laureata Magistrale Architettura

Piera completed her Masters in Architecture at the University of Parma, Italy in 2014, and undertook her thesis in restoration and adaptive reuse.

Since that time, she has worked in architecture offices in Italy and Melbourne on numerous projects of varying scales including the refurbishment of civic buildings, heritage renovations and contemporary houses.

Piera is passionate about architecture and interior design with a special interest in heritage architecture, environmental sustainability, and construction detailing. Aware of the impact design has on our everyday lives, Piera enjoys working closely with our clients on their homes to create timeless and harmonious designs.

Piera’s creativity extends to the arts, and she particularly enjoys abstract painting inspired by the Australian landscape. She loves walking in nature and of course cooking Italian food.

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