| Adrian Zenere
Principal & Nominated Architect
B.SC(Arch) B.Arch (UNSW)
NSW Registration No. 5457
AIA Member No. 12576
AIA A+ Practice Member
Archicentre Accredited Architect
Builders Licence No. 97800C
Adrian was born in Sydney and grew up in the St George suburb of Oatley and now resides in Blakehurst close to his architectural design studio Archizen Architects in South Hurstville. He graduated from the UNSW in 1984 after completing a Bachelor of Science (Architecture) degree and a Bachelor of Architecture degree.
Adrian became a Registered Architect in 1990 with the NSW Registration Board of Architects. In 1999 he became a member of the Australian Institute of Architects (AIA) and in 2010 Archizen Architects became an Australian Institute of Architects A+ practice member. Adrian is also an active member of the Architects' Network Southern Region (ANSR).
After graduating he worked for a large architectural practice in North Sydney and completed large scale residential and commercial projects both here in Australia and overseas.
Adrian also became a licensed builder and registered with The Dept of Fair Trading in 1996 so his designs are both practical and cost effective to build. After building several of his own successful residential development projects Adrian has gained a full understanding of the building process and is now actively involved in small Real Estate Development as a property developer.
Adrian along with his wife and business partner Amber are founders of the Real Estate Development Club and authors of the popular property development book RED Armchair Entrepreneurs RED Hot Property Profit$ How To create cashflow through small real estate development - a guide book for budding property entrepreneurs.
Adrian is also an accredited architect for Archicentre, the building advisory service for the Australian Institute of Architects. Apart from running his own architectural practice Adrian is an Area Architect for Archicentre. His architectural projects have been featured in the following media publications "Australian Property Investor, Luxury Home Design, Lifestyle Magazine, The Sydney Morning Herald & The Sun Herald."
Adrian's area of expertise is in Ecological Sustainable Development and ensuring that future designs are respectful of our environment. His special interest is in CareDesign, namely childcare, healthcare and agedcare and also the Philosophy of Feng Shui both for its practicality and for it's harmonious design. Adrian combines his knowledge of ESD and feng shui to enhance his client's caredesign projects.
When studying the ancient philosophy of Feng shui Adrian attended the classes of the late Grand Master Yap Cheng Hai who was the founder of the Yap Cheng Hai Academy and was considered to be one of the top exponents and feng shui consultants in the world. Grand Master Yap was also the creator of the martial art of longevity Yan Shou Gong. This has lead to Adrian's fascination of the martial arts and becoming an instructor and the proud holder of a black belt in the Korean martial art of Tae-Kwon-Do. Adrian has more recently has attended the classes of Feng Shui Consultant Joey Yap.
Adrian Zenere and the late Grand Master Yap Cheng Hai
Adrian has nearly three decades of experience and knowledge in residential, childcare, healthcare and agedcare projects. He has managed to build a reputation throughout Sydney of being a friendly professional, driven by results and passionate about taking green architecture to a new level with Smarter CareDesign Solutions.