dion seminara architecture has a proud history of transforming Queenslander style homes across the state. Although these magnificent properties represent quintessential Australian living, many of them are in need of restoration and modernisation. Our gallery of Queenslander renovations and home extensions showcases the diversity of our architectural designs, and the innovation we can bring to your project.
Queensland architecture is exemplified by charming “Queenslander” type homes that are found throughout the state. These homes were built during the 1920s and 1930s and are greatly treasured today for their traditional beauty and homage to a bye-gone era. Although these quaint properties have a range of charming features, they typically include:
There are many reasons why you may want to renovate, restore, or extend your magnificent Queenslander. More than anything, it will provide you with the opportunity to enhance your lifestyle in countless ways. As a bonus, the improved aesthetics of a restored property will also benefit the surrounding neighbourhood.
As with many of our clients, you may feel the size of your home is too small to accommodate your lifestyle. There are, however, a multitude of solutions to this problem, such as:
Our architects are highly experienced with Queenslander expansion projects and will help guide you through this process with intuition, sophistication, and an eye for conserving the traditional elements of the home.
What’s more, we understand all the regulations regarding character homes and have an intricate knowledge of their building materials and space/design. In other words, you will reap all the benefits of our experience.
To find out how you can make the best decisions regarding your Queenslander renovation, connect with us. We will have you on the starting blocks of your renovation and restoration journey in no time.
Queenslander renovations require an architect who is familiar with the intricacies, heritage, and building design of these beautiful old gems. It is therefore important that you trust your plan to a passionate, and experienced architect. That is to say, an architect who can truly provide a blueprint for your lifestyle through the renovation of your home.
Restoring the former glory of your magnificent home while embracing the amenities of our modern lifestyle takes an intuitive eye and a wealth of knowledge and expertise.
We will redesign your home to strike the perfect balance between modern and traditional living elements. That is to say, we will tastefully complement all the visible features of your Queenslander with today’s must-have inclusions. These include open-plan living areas, well-connected kitchens, and a blurring of the divide between indoor and outdoor living.
Unfortunately, renovations to Queenslanders over the years have typically resulted in a loss of eco-friendly features, closed-in spaces, and impractical functionality. Deep, wide verandahs are often closed in to create strange additional bedrooms with two separate entryways. Amenities within the home are also often disjointed. At the end of the day, these ‘quick-fixes’ are poorly planned and only create dysfunctional living spaces in the home.
With the aid of an intuitive architect, however, you can redefine and completely transform the space available within your old home.
It can be overwhelming to know when and how to start your next renovation project. Download and read this free guide before you begin so that you can know which mistakes to avoid. This guide:
Trust us, you won’t regret reading it.