Master planning process – The key to your project’s success

Master planning process – The key to your project’s success

Tips and Advice, Services

master planning process

The difference between a good home design and a great new home design all comes down to the master planning process.

What is the master planning process?

Essentially the master planning process is seeing the big picture, looking beyond just the here and now to ensure the design of your home caters for your immediate needs as well as your future requirements.

It could be said that master planning is a key difference between a design created by an architect and a design created by a building designer or draftsperson.

At dion seminara architecture our master planning goes beyond your walls, windows and doors, extending into the landscaping around your home and the finer details of your interior design. This all-encompassing approach creates a wonderful synergy between interior and exterior spaces resulting in a connection that few other architects can achieve.

Benefits of the master planning process

Master planning is essential for projects that are being built in stages due to financial constraints. It allows for additional stages to be completed cost-effectively with as little disruption as possible.

People’s circumstance change over time and never is this truer than in the case of a young family.  A home design that suits younger children is often less than ideal as they enter their teenage years. Master planning can cater to these different needs, making the home adaptable to the changing requirements of those that live within its walls. As a result of this, master planning can save significant amounts of money by factoring in now the changes that are most likely going to be required in the future.

Master planning also results in a happier, more comfortable home that suits your lifestyle needs both now and in the future. And most importantly of all, master planning allows you to live in your home for longer, safe in the knowledge that it will always be able to adapt to your needs.

So now ask yourself, would your home benefit from our master planning?

To find out more about how our master planning process can benefit you and your home, call us at dion seminara architecture today on (07) 3899 9450.

Dion Seminara Architect


Hi, I am Dion Seminara, practicing architect and licensed general builder for 20 years as well as an environmental sustainable design (ESD) expert. I graduated from Queensland University of Technology (QUT) with honours, QLD in 1989. Registered as an architect in 1991 and registered as a builder in 1992, I am also a fellow member of the Australian Institute of Architects (AIA). Having received 12 ArCHdes Residential Architecture Awards, LJ Hooker Flood Free Home Design Award and the 2016 AIA Regional Commendation for Public Architecture, my expertise with both residential renovation (to all types of houses, especially Queenslanders, 50s/60s/80s), new contemporary homes and luxury residences has earned me a reputation as one of Brisbane's architectural specialists in lifestyle design architecture, interior design and landscape design.