MEET THE TEAM…
Obviously, working on projects is not a one woman show. We are a dedicated team of professionals and it is our passion to deliver beautifully designed and built spaces with the highest level of accuracy and care. Each house is a team effort and you, our clients, are a major part of that team.
Our ambitious and exuberant leader, Sarah is the inexhaustible creative energy behind Sarah Waller Architecture. Originally hailing from the UK with a multitude of qualifications including Bachelor of Arts, Masters in Architecture and an Open Builder’s Licence, Sarah’s passion for Architecture and Design is all encompassing. She has a love of monochrome, an obsession for plants and stationery and when she’s not busy running her two companies (Sarah Waller Architecture and Sarah Waller Building) she’s enjoying time with her husband and two daughters at the beach.
Originally from Germany, Cynthia moved to Australia in 2014. After attending a technical university in Germany, Cynthia knew that architecture is more than a job, it is a passion. After moving to Australia, she completed the Building Design Diploma at TAFE Queensland East Coast in 2018. During and after her studies Cynthia has been working on high end residential projects on the Sunshine Coast. Being experienced in Graphic Design and Social Media Cynthia brings several talents to the team.
With a life-long passion for design, Lena was drawn to architecture for its mix of creativity and functionality. During and after her studies at the Technical University in Munich she gained valuable insights in high end residential and multi-residential projects all over Germany. As a registered Architect in Germany she developed an in-depth understanding of design and solution-oriented thinking. But it was whilst her one-year study at the UQ in Brisbane where she fell in love with the Australian Country and its Architecture. Since 2020 Lena is based on the Sunshine Coast driven to create the perfect spaces for her clients, always willing to walk the extra mile.
Our smiliest team member and creator of beautiful spaces, Simone is another powerhouse of creative energy. With over 15 years experience, Simone is our sounding board of style, consulting on everything from colour selection to furnishing and interior finishes. Not the type to sit still for too long, Simone always has multiple projects in hand, with her own company Simone Barter Design Studio, plus twin daughters, two dogs and three birds to keep her on the move. Check out her work via her stunning Instagram page.
Duncan boasts a wide range of knowledge and expertise in both the Building Design and visualisation fields. Having originally studied 3D Digital Animation at the Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE) in Canberra, Duncan later completed a double diploma in Building Design & Interior Design at Queensland TAFE. Duncan’s experience in both areas makes him an integral part of the team, providing both stunning visuals and practical documentation.
Originally from Sydney Michelle studied Graphic Design and Interior Design before establishing herself as a highly talented graphic designer, Michelle previously worked for Inside Out and Adore Home Magazine.
Deeply inspired by all things design, photography and travel, Michelle is passionate about typography and layout – often finding inspiration through Pinterest.
If you have ever visited the studio then you will have met Boo, who is perfectly colour co-ordinated with the house! You will often find her curled up on a clients lap during presentations. Her drafting skills are something she is working on.
Just in case you were wondering: Boo is a female Pekapoo…Pekingese/Toy Poodle cross.