Principal, Make Architecture
Mel is the director of MAKE architecture an emerging practice that has already gathered a collection of built work that displays a striking conversation with Melbourne architectural heritage. With their work predominantly in residential builds, alterations and extensions, the careful and strategic understanding of occupational use is complimented by an intrinsic interest in material specificity.
Documentary film director, Sherpa + Mountain
Jen is a BAFTA nominated director known for her gripping, intimate portraits of people in extreme circumstances. Her credits include the internationally renowned documentaries Miracle on Everest, Living the End and Solo, which played in major festivals and won numerous awards. More recently, her feature documentary Sherpa, premiered at the 2015 Sydney Film Festival as the first Australian documentary ever selected for the Official Competition, winning multiple awards.
Editor, Belle Magazine
Tanya Buchanan is the editor of Australia’s leading premium interior design magazine, Belle. With over twenty years’ experience in the publishing industry, including eight years at Belle, Tanya is a passionate supporter of the Australian interior design industry. Each issue of Belle takes readers inside the world’s most beautiful and dynamic interiors, showcasing cutting-edge trends and covetable objects for the home, as well as decadent events, creative talents who are making their mark, and the latest travel and design hot spots.