Your dream home can become a reality with dion seminara architecture. No matter what sort of building you’re working with or what stage you’re at, our award-winning Brisbane architects will breathe life into your vision and turn it into a stunning design. You are almost home.
dion seminara architecture is a boutique architectural firm committed to creating designs that are perfectly tailored to suit our client’s needs. We see ourselves as partners with our clients, our employees, our community and the environment. Our aim is to grow our business through referral and repeat business and to ensure our client’s satisfaction by staying at the forefront of design styles and architectural trends. Our company will always exhibit the highest levels of:
dion seminara architecture is made up of a number of people who bring their different strengths and talents to the practice so you get the best possible result for your project.
Dion is an award-winning architect with over 30 years of practical industry experience in design and construction. He is recognised as a highly qualified industry professional who delivers innovative design solutions for his clients. Dion is an architect, interior designer and landscape designer. Dion has won numerous awards over the years including 9 ArCHdes Residential Architecture Awards, LJ Hooker Flood Free Home Design Award and the 2016 AIA Regional Commendation for Public Architecture.
After working for a number of reputable Brisbane based architectural firms, Dion commenced private practice in 1993. In this time he completed two major residential landmark projects – Glentworth, a $6.5 million renovation to a National Trust house and the well-known $4 million contemporary new home at Mt Nebo. Dion has also completed the renovation and restoration of the St Peter & Paul Church, Bulimba. In 2003 Dion founded the Brisbane architect firm dion seminara architecture. His expertise with residential design, with an emphasis on renovations of character homes, has earned him a reputation as one of Brisbane’s residential architecture, interior and landscape specialists
Suzy is a registered architect with over 15 years of experience and passion for design excellence. Suzy graduated in 2003 with Honours in a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of NSW. During and after completing her degree Suzy worked in a number of architectural firms working on a broad range of building types including commercial, education, heritage, interiors, multi-residential and residential projects. Throughout her career, Suzy has developed an interest and knowledge in sustainable architecture and has become proficient in designing and documenting these types of buildings. She understands the importance of rigour in design, constantly re-evaluating design decisions and processes to achieve the best outcome for the client.
Suzy is always a friendly face in the dion seminara architecture office and her bubbly personality is a real joy to have as part of the team.
Albe is a graduate architect with a unique background in the field of Architecture, Industrial Design and Biomedical Science. Throughout her experience, Albe has developed her mindset with an interesting combination of analytic and synthesis, intuitive and imagination, implementation and practicality. Albe’s experience among different cultures allows her to communicate and understand clients with different needs and backgrounds, and to achieve the best outcome to suit different lifestyles.
Joanna is a passionate and innovative interior designer who has been in the Interior Design industry for over 10 years leading many notable and diverse projects throughout both Queensland and overseas. Joanna has been involved in many types of design projects ranging from residential both individual and multi, through to hotel, retail and large-scale commercial. This experience has resulted in developing her strong attention to detail and understanding of different construction methods, which assists with helping clients understand their project and achieving overall project success. Joanna’s passion is to create well considered, functional and distinctive spaces that enhance people’s lifestyles within budget whether it be contemporary, traditional or somewhere in between.
Leesa is a skilled and experienced landscape designer with a passion for creating a well-designed garden that will add value to your home and make the outside an enjoyable place to be in. With interests in tropical garden design, Leesa desires to create a private oasis for her clients’ custom new homes or renovations. Her services can also be engaged for an independent project.
Leesa is very lifestyle oriented and can be found gardening up a storm in her spare time. If we’re lucky sometimes she’ll show us around her incredible veggie pavilion, giving us priceless urban farming tips.
Sarah is our dedicated and passionate business development manager. Sarah’s role is to establish and contribute to the overall sales and marketing strategy. With 15 years’ experience across various industries, Sarah’s strengths lie in developing long-lasting client relationships, motivating and leading the team here at dion seminara architecture. Her ability to effectively manage all stakeholder relationships means she can quickly identify potential opportunities, responding with marketing or service delivery strategies. Sarah ensures our internal processes are in line with client requirements and she provides recommendations and implementation schedules across the business. It is a pleasure to have Sarah in our office – she always has a story to tell. When not at work you will find Sarah hanging out with her family and friends, a wine spritzer in hand, making a huge mess in her kitchen.
Nicola first started here at dion seminara architecture through an internship while completing her studies. Upon graduating, Nicola began work full time, strategizing, creating and implementing various marketing tasks. Nicola’s passions lie in making brands matter, working as a team to create something incredible, and reading as much as she can. In the office, Nicola can usually be found either with Sarah working on the next big thing or at her desk engrossed in her work. She’s a delight to have in the office and we look forward to more book recommendations and tales from her travels.