Registered Architects & Development Consultants
specialists in the care built environment & residential development
‘our purpose is to create tomorrows built environments today through the pursuit of architectural excellence’
principal and nominated architect
Principal & Nominated Architect
B.SC(Arch) B.Arch (UNSW)
AIA A+ Practice Member No. 12576 | NSW Architects Reg No. 5457 | Builders Licence No. 97800c
Adrian is of Italian heritage, his mother was born in the Trentino-Alto Adige region and his father was born in the Veneto region of Northern Italy. Adrian grew up in the St George suburb of Oatley in southern Sydney and now resides in Blakehurst. 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. Being both an architect and builder means that he can wear both hats so his designs are both practical and cost effective to build. After building several of his own successful projects Adrian has gained a full understanding of the building process and small Real Estate Development.
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 ESD and ensuring that future designs are respectful of our environment. His special interest is in the Care Built Environment, namely child care, health care, aged care and pet care veterinary clinics and animal hospitals - he also has an interest in the Philosophy of Feng Shui both for its practicality and for it's harmonious design principles. Adrian combines his knowledge of ESD and feng shui to enhance his client's Care 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 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 Design and Construction. He has managed to build a reputation throughout Sydney of being a friendly professional, driven by results and passionate about designing tomorrow's built environments today. Adrian along with his wife and business partner Amber they are the authors of the popular small property development book 'RED Hot Property Profit$' - How To create cashflow through small real estate development, a guide book for budding property entrepreneurs. Adrian has recently expanded his Sydney architectural design studio to include an Italian espresso bar and share his love of Italian coffee and food.
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