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Breathe is a Melbourne-based studio, creating world-class architecture with an enduring and meaningful impact on housing affordability, accessibility and sustainability.

Two Breathe employees working at the office

Founded in 2001 by Design Director Jeremy McLeod and Co-founder Tamara Veltre, Breathe has a reputation for delivering exceptional solutions. 

We’ve remained at the forefront of sustainable design over the last 20 years by rigorously pursuing design that’s beautiful, seemingly effortless, and environmentally positive.

Breathe were the instigators of Nightingale Housing in collaboration with six of Melbourne’s best architecture firms. Nightingale Housing provides apartments that are socially, financially and environmentally sustainable, and reflects our innate ability to think laterally and productively as we deliver on our practice purpose.

Team

Jeremy McLeod
Jeremy McLeod
Co-founder & Design Director
Tamara Veltre
Tamara Veltre
Co-founder
Bonnie Herring
Bonnie Herring
Director of Architecture
Fairley Batch
Fairley Batch
Director of Architecture
Madeline Sewall
Madeline Sewall
Associate & Project Architect
Bettina Robinson
Bettina Robinson
Associate, Architect & Head of Interiors
Lola Digby-Diercks
Lola Digby-Diercks
Business Development Manager
Camilla Burke
Camilla Burke
Project Architect
Simon McDowell
Simon McDowell
Project Architect
Ali Galbraith
Ali Galbraith
Architectural Graduate
Lou Davison
Lou Davison
Business Development Coordinator
Kate Longley
Kate Longley
Communications Lead
Navid Varzaghani
Navid Varzaghani
Project Lead
Marie Penny
Marie Penny
Project Architect
Adilah Ikram
Adilah Ikram
Architect
Faith Freeman
Faith Freeman
Architect
Jacqueline Nguyen
Jacqueline Nguyen
Architectural Graduate
Sarah Mealy
Sarah Mealy
Architectural Graduate
Tahlia Hays
Tahlia Hays
EA & Studio Administration
Renee Eleni
Renee Eleni
Architectural Graduate
Emily McBain
Emily McBain
Architectural Graduate
Marcella Palma
Marcella Palma
Architectural Graduate
Han Wu
Han Wu
Architectural Graduate
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