Ben Vitale
Ben VitalePrincipal
B.A. Arch, B.Arch Hons 1
Reg. No. 8977 RAIA A+

Ben is an award winning architect, with a reputation of driving and delivering high quality outstanding projects for his clients. Since establishing his own business in 2007, he has successfully guided a variety of buildings, interiors and landscapes, through design, planning and construction phases.

With over fourteen years working in architecture Ben has developed a broad technical knowledge of the building process and technology. He is driven to provide his clients with an efficient, informed and enjoyable experience along with a creative and detailed influence.

Ben worked with award winning practices specializing in high-end residential housing. Ben’s strong and comprehensive interior design ability is a reflection of his close association with some of Sydney’s most astute interior designers, Justine Hugh Jones, Rachel Bentley and Stephen Collins where he developed a critical understanding of the interface between Architecture and Interior Design.

Ben graduated from the University of Technology with a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture in 2004 and in 2006 graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture with first class honours.

Ben possesses a great eye for detail and design, his tenacity and determination has assisted many clients in successfully achieving their projects.

Jodi Vitale
Jodi VitalePrincipal
B.A. Bus. Comm.

One of the co-founders and directors of Vitale design, Jodi plays an important role in the coordination and administration of the business and its development. Jodi’s analytical skills and financial background ensures the business is productive, efficient and achieving it’s goals.

Rachel Stratford
Rachel StratfordArchitect
B.A. Arch, M.Arch
Reg. No. 9681 RAIA

Rachel completed her undergraduate studies in Architecture in New Zealand before moving permanently to Australia. She graduated from the University of Sydney with a Masters of Architecture in 2010 before joining Vitale Design early 2011.

Rachel is closely involved in a range of residential projects, working across design, documentation and contract administration stages from initial conception to completion. Rachel drew on this exposure to gain AACA Registration as an Architect in 2013.

Rachel has an appreciation for clean and simple design resolution. She is particularly interested in the ability for architecture and informed design to modify the ways in which people live. She enjoys the close-knit, focused environment offered by working in a small firm.

Romina Pyper
Romina PyperArchitect
B.SC (Arch), B.Arch
Reg. No. 8766 RAIA

Romina joined Vitale Design in 2012 bringing her wide range of architectural skills that she has developed over the last 2 decades.

Graduating from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Architecture in 1993, Romina worked for museum and exhibition designers Higgins Gardner and Partners in London.

On her return to Australia she worked for Desmond Freeman and DelDuca and Associates following this joined Albion Design specializing in residential architecture designing a diverse range of over 100 houses and residential projects.

Romina is a valuable member of the Vitale Design team and brings a wealth of knowledge to each project.

Belle Wang
Belle WangArchitect
BPD, B.Arch (hons)

Belle graduated in architecture from Melbourne University in 2008. She has worked for multiple firms in Germany, LA and Melbourne and acquired great experience with a range of international projects. Post graduation, Belle has worked for a number of small boutique practices in inner city Melbourne and Sydney and finds working within the residential architectural scene and working directly with clients to be engaging and fulfilling.

Belle believes in pragmatic and future proof design solutions and approaches that are both personal and unique to each project. She believes in the role of an architect as a part of a process to building a home that the client will be proud of, and will find it both complimentary and supplementary to their lifestyle without any architectural ‘egos’ attached to it.

Belle joined Vitale design in 2014, after recently relocating from Melbourne.