B.Arch, B.Sci (Arch) (hons)
Hannah founded TRIBE Studio in 2003 to create architecture of intelligence, empathy and energy. Since then, the studio has won more than thirty awards. Recently, Hannah co-founded the new Bit Part series of architectural hardware. She is also a committed mentor and teacher through her university lecturing, an advocate for better cities through public talks, and a member of NAWIC - the National Association of Women in Construction.
Managing Associate Director
B.Arch, B.Sci (Arch) (hons)
Miriam Green is project architect for all TRIBE Studio's overseas work, as well as a number of projects in Australia. A First Class Honours graduate, Miriam has lead teams from design though construction, on projects of up to $50 million. As an MCA Ambassador, a committee member for the Art Gallery of NSW, and a design festival advisor for MAAS, Miriam's ambition is to design a major cultural institution.
An architect and engineer, Emanuele has worked across Australia, Asia, the Middle East and Europe on high-end hotels, restaurants, commercial and retail buildings, apartments and houses. After 15 years of working internationally, he is deeply influenced by travel and culture – absorbing different ways of living into his design language.
Philip takes care of the Studio's finances, budgeting and business strategies. He also works with senior management to oversee workflow resourcing and logistics, keeping projects on time, and on budget. Having first studied architecture, Philip earned his MBA (Exec) from RMIT.
Inventiveness and problem-solving are key drivers for Kiwi-born architect Jeff Grant, who worked with Ponting Fitzgerald before moving to Australia. He then worked with Arent & Pyke and Pohio Adams before joining Tribe Studio. His passions are art, furniture and music, and he harbours an obsession for motor racing and vintage cars –Japanese and Italian in particular.
Global citizen Marina Goncalves studied architecture in Portugal and Stockholm before beginning practice in Zurich, where she learnt the methodical process of non-monumental architecture. At the Berlin studio of Swiss architect Max Dudler, she was immersed in international competitions, as well as schools, commercial offices, and public projects.
Javier Saiz Merino
Spanish-born architect and interior designer Javier worked with Studio KO in Paris, on luxury projects like the Four Seasons Hotel in Tunisia and Yves Saint Laurent Museum in Morocco. As a passionate photographer and graphic design enthusiast, a sense of intimacy and serenity, and purity of form are key elements of his work.
Architecture graduate, cabinet maker and artist, Chloe brings skills in design, watercolours, sketches, graphics and woodworking to the team. Before Tribe, she worked on urban interventions in Tokyo, with architects Buildinglandscape, then started her design/illustration studio (Share Your Ponzu!) in Sydney. Spare time is spent tending her plethora of plants.
Having graduated on the Deans List of Excellence, and through travelling studios (from Broken Hill to Berlin), Victoria has a passion for research-based design and the role of architecture in social change. She is also a skilled model-maker.
Soon to complete her Bachelor of Architecture, Sophie is fascinated by historically derived design and contemporary art. Involvement with the 15th Venice Biennale of Architecture and Sydney galleries including Sullivan + Stumpf, Galerie Pompom and the MCA have immersed her in that world.
As well as the cool head needed to manage a creative studio, Kerri also brings a designer’s perspective to TRIBE, with years of management experience at some of Australia's most important design companies – dedece, Cult and Schiavello.
B.Arch (Hons) Dip T&CP FRAIA MPIA ARI
Architect and certified planner, Tony Tribe serves as a mentor and project consultant. As a local government design panellist and examiner for the NSW Architects Registration Board, with alternative dispute resolution qualifications, Tony brings invaluable strategic credentials to the practice.