Paul brings more than 40 years of experience in the design and building industries to Lifehouse Design. He has an Advanced Diploma in Building Design (Architectural), and Diplomas in Permaculture Design and Farm Business Management. Paul also lectures in Sustainable Design Principles, Building Practices and Documentation at Bendigo Kangan Institute’s Advanced Diploma of Building Design.


After completing an Interior Design Degree at RMIT in 1989, Robyn worked in Melbourne with a variety of architecture and design firms. She brings extensive experience in residential, commercial and retail design to Lifehouse Design, which she established with Paul Hassall in 1997. Robyn’s design work also informs her printmaking practice – she exhibits her work locally, in Melbourne and internationally.


Since completing the Advanced Diploma of Building Design, Angela has gone on to become an Accredited Thermal Performance Assessor (Energy Rater) and a Lecturer of Building Design at Bendigo Kangan Institute, specialising in sustainability as well as CAD documentation and modelling. In the past 13 years Angela has worked with award-winning building design firms and a landscape architect. Her role as a designer and energy rater has built a strong and passionate foundation for sustainable and energy-efficient design, with a high level of attention to detail.