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.


Whilst we approach each project in a unique way, 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.

Well-versed in projects of large and small scales, we have an understanding of the work involved to complete architectural projects to the highest level. We are focused on producing functional and well-designed buildings.

We offer a full service from feasibility studies, architectural and interior design, construction documentation and contract administration, as well as 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

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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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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Archit Dhingra

MArch, BArch, RAIA, ARBV

Archit is an experienced Architect who has worked extensively across the high-end residential sector in Melbourne.

Archit believes that homes should reflect a client’s personality and aspirations, in tandem with the rituals of daily life. He approaches each project with a holistic point of view so that the architecture and interiors blend seamlessly and enjoys developing a design from Concept through to the finer details.

Archit builds strong and long-lasting relationships with clients, is an excellent communicator and strives to create meaningful spaces designed to last a life time.

Archit completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Auckland before completing his Masters in Architecture at the University of Melbourne in 2014.

If not sketching, he can be found checking out the gastronomical delights that Melbourne has to offer.

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Chelsea Telford
Graduate of Architecture

MArch, BArch

Chelsea is a graduate of Architecture with a Masters of Architecture degree from Monash University with a focus on sustainability and environmental design.

Chelsea is passionate about the role architecture and design plays in creating environmental and social resilience and is interested in the reuse and adaptation of our built environment.

Chelsea sees architecture as a vehicle for fostering relationships between people, their communities, and the place in which they live. She enjoys working on heritage renovations as well as new houses in regional Victoria, and particularly enjoys collaborating with the LCA team and clients on their projects.

With a love for drawing Chelsea enjoys the visual communication of projects and detailed design work. In her spare time, she loves travelling, cooking and fashion.

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Sophie joined the practice in 2022 and is a much loved member of the LCA team. Sophie works closely with suppliers and consultants to source materials and samples for our projects. Sophie works across marketing, practice administration and produces presentation material.

Sophie is completing an Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural) course at RMIT. In her spare time she has her own furniture and soft furnishings business and plays netball in the Victorian State league.

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