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Giovanni Mercuri

B.arch RMIT (Hons)
BArch(hons) RMIT
Registered Architect, Victoria
Member of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects

John is a founding member and creative force behind ODR architects. John has worked as the lead architect on national and international projects, including churches housing, libraries, and stage set designs, both as ODR and previously with some of Australia’s leading design firms, attracting institute and other professional awards.
John has a passion for strong design resolution and enjoys the challenges of working on small and large projects alike, their budgets and integration of local materials.
John has also run design studios, from second year to Master’s level at the University of Melbourne.


Steve McKellar

BArch(hons) RMIT
Registered Architect, Victoria
Sustainable Design Architect
Green Star Accredited Professional (GSAP) GBCA

As a founding Member, Steve has been a creative force behind ODR from the outset and has worked for international architectural companies. Steve has over 8 years’ experience as a design architect. He has developed a strong design attitude towards environmentally sustainable design and its ability to be seamlessly integrated with all architectural outcomes.


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