Our Approach to Architecture:

Liveability > Awards

Practicality > Excess

Listening > Telling

Bespoke Design Architects,
Interior Designers and Landscape Designers

Our Principal Architect Dion has been an architect in Brisbane for over 30 years, and is strongly focussed on a humanist approach to working with people that sets us apart from alternatives.

We will completely reinvent the way you feel in your space as our pre-design processes account for your unique needs. By prioritising what activities are important to you, and how you plan to use your home both now and in the future, we create room to room functionality and a dream home that will serve you for a lifetime.

Brisbane’s sub-tropical climate and tendency for unique blocks of land pose unique design challenges. So, we achieve natural temperature control and environmentally friendly spaces wherever possible and allow your building to conform to all limitations and opportunities perfectly. If you require holistic services, we also hold a builder’s license and have dedicated interior and landscape designers.

If you’re looking for a Brisbane architect that cares about your individuality, we can breathe life into your vision.

We’re here to help you realise what is going to work for you, whether that is just for advice, partial projects, or a turn key solution.

You are almost home.

Our Expertise

Full Project Management

Our process brings you peace of mind as we offer a full suite of professional services. This includes:

  • concept to approval stages
  • competitive tendering or negotiated contracts to save you time and money
  • complete project management options tailored to your needs.
Our Expertise

Sustainable Architecture

We specialise in architecture that is environmentally, economically, and socially sustainable.

We are a multi-award winning firm. We’re dedicated to enhancing life through our sustainable design solutions.

Our Expertise

Holistic Approach

We provide a holistic approach to architecture. With full consideration to achieve the best result for your project.

From building architectural design, to interior design, to landscape and external works design. We look at the bigger picture.

Residential Design Experts

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Home Renovations
& Additions

character | heritage | Queenslander, workers cottage to post war 1880 to 2000

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Modern
New Homes

custom styles | new contemporary
new character

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Bespoke Luxury Residences
& Estates

design solutions for your luxury residence
and large private estates

We also have broad experience in a variety of other building projects including multi-residential apartments and townhouses developments, commercial projects, community buildings and places of worship. Visit the links to find out more.

Our Expertise

Queenslander Renovations

Our Expertise

Workers Cottage Renovations

Our Expertise

Post War 1950+ Renovations

Dion Seminara

A Brisbane based Architect with more than 30 years’ experience.

Dion is an award winning architect from Brisbane. He has over 30 years experience in design and construction… a qualified industry professional who delivers innovative design solutions for his clients.

Dion is an architect, interior designer and landscape designer.

“My goal for my clients is to ensure they have a great living environment. I am passionate about what I do and I am a perfectionist. I want to ensure you have the best-designed outcome that sits within your means. As I say, God is in the detail…”

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Australia’s Best Houses

Dream Home Renovation

Watch this video to understand us and the services we offer. Our Brisbane architects are passionate about creating homes that enhance our client’s lives and this is reflected in all stages of our 6 Step Process.

How To Begin

Start Your Journey

Not sure what to do or how to commence your project? Watch this video to learn more about our Pre-Design Services. It shows how we can help ensure your project is heading in the right direction.

The “Client-First” Brisbane Architecture Firm

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Our Architectural Process Brings

Peace of Mind

Our firm’s architectural design process involves six steps. From initial discussions to overseeing the development and execution of your design plans.

Your new space will be geared to achieve all discussed goals and unique tastes. We appreciate your input at each stage of the project.

Why choose Dion Seminara Architecture

An experienced architect, Dion can go beyond simple designs. He looks to improve the functionality, longevity and aesthetic of a building project

When choosing to work with us, we will look at your project holistically. We will combine the benefits of both the design and building world to deliver on all of your needs. Our principal architect, Dion, is also  a licensed building contractor. As a result, he stands at the forefront of leading design and building techniques to bring a completely customised idea to life from end to end without compromise or flaw.

Many of our clients who have experience  with other architects comment that our expertise and attention to detail is second to none.

We receive frequent feedback from clients that they never feel left in the dark or bombarded with frivolous designs that don’t match their ideals of comfort.

We are able to provide our clients with luxurious living at the height of modern design. We don’t let our own style preferences get in the way.

Awards and accomplishments aside, we are perfectionists best placed to deliver enjoyable living the way you want it, with no unwanted surprises.

See why others have chosen to work with us.

How we focus on your lifestyle and comfort

Queenslanders spend almost 90% of their time outdoors. As our homes allow for leisure and exercise, rest, entertainment, dining and more. These spaces play a huge role in how we define the quality of time spent with friends, family, and ourselves.

We consider many factors in our planning and design phases. So that we can achieve your definition of an enhanced lifestyle.

We will give you good advice and recommendations. You will experience a diverse set of designs that meet your requirements.

Sustainable Architecture:

In this sustainable building approach any harmful environmental impacts are mitigated by:

  • prioritising efficiency
  • effective use of natural light and shade
  • Effective ventilation, layout and use of renewable materials.

Efficient insulation can reduce the need for energy consuming temperature control… especially in the harsh Queensland climate.

End to End Inclusions:

Our architectural process is likely the most holistic approach possible. Because of our expertise, from interior design to landscape design, we are able to match your needs to well-engineered ideas. This includes placement and positioning of entertaining additions such as:

  • Pools and spas, bbq areas, gyms and tennis courts
  • Efficient use of leisure and relaxation spaces like outdoor lounges
  • Theatre rooms and dens that consider privacy and sound-proofing

Architecture for Accessibility:

A holistic view of architecture is needed for people with accessible needs. Our designs keep this in mind. If you have movement restrictions we can design from the ground up at the beginning.

We measure access to all rooms and surfaces. This allows for space to move in and out of these areas easily, with as little compromise as possible.

We inspire you. We listen to you

Sometimes it’s hard to know what you want until you see it.

Dion is skilled at asking the right questions to understand your needs. He can then illustrate inspirational ideas to achieve your goals.

During our pre-design services we set out to identify what you’d like to change about your home.  We learn what your preferences are to truly enjoy comfortable living.

We are then able to consult on a range of ideas from existing house designs to bespoke solutions.

With over 30 years’ experience as an architect in Brisbane, Dion understands the needs of local housing. He is able to translate homeowner thoughts into inspiring designs. Designs that are suitable to the climate and surrounds. See our Architectural Inspiration.

While we’re more than capable of giving ideas, we are not here to make assumptions on how you should enjoy your space. Lifestyle needs are personal and we allow your architectural requirements to mirror this. Our transparent process is easy to understand. You will have no hesitations or difficulties in sharing your input or changes. Making sure your needs are heard every step of the way.

Our Principal Architect, Dion Seminara, has over six years of University Education. He also has over 30 years of ongoing professional development. He is professionally obliged to advise you on all aspects of a building project.

  • We are 100% independent of builders and contractors
  • Our competitive tender process make sure we get the best fit of contractors to work on your project
  • Our design process allows for easy two-way communication and changes

See how we display an architectural difference.

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