Hannah Tribe     


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. Hannah is also a committed mentor and teacher through her university lecturing, an advocate for better cities through public talks, and volunteer work. 


Miriam Green

Managing Associate Director

B.Arch, B.Sci (Arch) (hons)

Miriam Green is project architect for TRIBE Studio's overseas work, and some of the Australian projects. A First Class Honours graduate, Miriam has led project teams from design through construction, on builds of up to $50 million. As an MCA Young Ambassador, Miriam's ambition is to design a major cultural institution.   


Phillip Bouffler

Practice Manager

MBA (Exec)

Phillip 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, Phillip earned his MBA (Exec) from RMIT.


Kristen Mather

Studio Manager

B. Des (Int Des), B. Des (L. Arch)

With degrees in both interior design and landscape architecture, Kristen brings design knowledge to her role as Studio Manager, combined with the practical experience of having managed the Brisbane CULT Design showroom for several years. Kristen is drawn to smaller spaces and tiny homes for their precision and efficiency with resources and space. .



Jeremy Unger

Senior Associate

B.Arch, M.Arch

Since completing his Masters at UTS in 2008, Jeremy has specialised in high-end residential architecture, leading project teams at three award-winning practices before joining TRIBE Studio Architects. His devotion to detail and construction knowledge are core strengths, developed over many years on site. Off site, Jeremy is a die-hard Swans supporter who also puts his creative talents to work in the kitchen.


Christina Sunario



Christina joined Tribe Studio in early 2018, having completed her architectural schooling  in Yogyakarta, including a scholarship abroad at Japan’s Kyushu University (Fukuoka). Two years of early practice in Jakarta was then followed by seven years of Sydney experience in high-end residential design. Outside the studio, Christina’s passion-project is a series of handmade porcelain and leather objects, created under her own label, made by kuri.


Marina Goncalves



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.


Charlie Barnard 



A specialist in high-end residential design, Charlie studied architecture and sustainability in the UK, where she gained experience first with Wilkinson Eyre , and later with Piercy & Co, working across the spectrum of housing, from individual homes to apartment buildings and affordable housing projects. She brings a critical environmental design lens to TRIBE Studio, and a curiosity to her practice of yoga.


Chloe Goldsmith


B.Des (Arch)

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.


Mahdhav Sarna



Masters of Architecture graduate Mahdhav Sarna grew up in Kenya, Perth and London, before settling in Sydney. He was awarded the University of Edinburgh prize and nominated for the RIBA President’s Medal, but it was working in London in property management that taught Mahdhav the impact of good design on people. Mahdhav is also a passionate wildlife photographer and artist.


Arash Katrak

Design Assistant


Currently a Design Assistant at TRIBE Studio, Arash is in the final phase of his Masters of Architecture at the University of Sydney. His interest in material relationships, particularly within residential design, extends to the culture of making and craftsmanship. He is also a keen, surfer and cook.


Tony Tribe

Special Consultant


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.