Milica Tumbas

Milica Tumbas
Milica Tumbas
Associate Director
BArch Eng (Belgrade) AIA
Associate Director Milica Tumbas is an architect with more than 30 years’ experience in architectural design and heritage conservation. She joined Lovell Chen in 1995 and has delivered some of the most complex projects in the practice’s portfolio, which combine new and heritage architecture.
She leads and coordinates an architectural team under the design direction of Kai Chen, delivering a wide range of built environment projects in various sectors, including public, institutional, cultural, residential and tertiary education buildings.

Milica is a highly experienced project architect. She is responsible for major schemes and works effectively with multi-disciplinary teams. Projects include new structures, redevelopments, refurbishemnt works, alterations and additions, and complex adaptive re-use schemes.
Her expertise includes the design, documentation and contract administration of public, institutional and residential projects. Many are in heritage contexts, for which she prepares documentation for heritage submissions to local and state statutory authorities. She also documents town planning submissions.

Milica’s experience includes the managament of projects for long-standing clients with diverse properties and assets, such as the University of Melbourne, RMIT University, Ormond College, Arts Victoria and Parks Victoria.

New-build, refurbishment and adaptation in heritage context projects include …
Circus Oz, Collingwood Melbourne — relocation
RMIT Building 13
Ormond College Graduate Centre, Melbourne
• Ormond College staff residences, Melbourne
Melbourne University Boat Shed extension
St Kilda Pier Kiosk, Melbourne
Port Melbourne Library
Meat Market Arts House, Melbourne
Immigration Museum, Melbourne — adaptation of the Old Customs House

Conservation projects include …
• Government House, Melbourne
Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne — façade works
• Collingwood Town Hall, Melbourne
• Royal Arcade, Melbourne
St Michael’s Uniting Church, Collins Street, Melbourne