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 an architectural firm 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
Albe is an architectural graduate 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.
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 at her desk engrossed in working on the next big thing. She’s a delight to have in the office and we look forward to more book recommendations and tales from her travels.