Full-circle building design, town planning & sustainability

Sembrano Design, Building Designer, Southern Highlands
Sembrano Design

We are a team of young professionals who are passionate about creating spaces that are fit for purpose and environmentally sensitive. We are listeners + problem-solvers who collaborate on the entire scope of your building project: design, approvals, project management and more.


How we can help

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Town planning

We take the stress out of development applications, working with planning authorities to ensure the approvals process is seamless and efficient. Our experience and know-how will benefit you every step of the way.
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Building design

Sembrano Design creates buildings that are sympathetic to their environment, including home renovations, extensions and granny flats. We also design commercial premises, shop fit-outs and buildings for industrial zones.
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Everything we do, we do with sustainability practices at front of mind. From drafting to building, our sustainability ethos drives us to create beautiful, comfortable, functional buildings and cost savings for our clients.

Paulo Sembrano: Design Director

In Paulo Sembrano’s distinguished career as a building designer and town planning professional, he has created residential and commercial buildings in Australia + Asia, including the Philippines and the Middle East.

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Our Approach

Paulo launched Sembrano Design in 2014 and now employs a team based in the Southern Highlands, NSW. A holistic designer with a focus on sustainability, Paulo created Sembrano Design as an end-to-end studio that offers its clients custom solutions. “I love providing surprising solutions that are elegant and sustainable,” he says.

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Our values: Working with us

We believe that beautiful, sustainable design is for everyone – not just the rich and famous. A building designer bridges the gap between drafter and architect; Sembrano Designs does this and more.

We design elegant, functional spaces that solve problems for our clients from all walks of life. We are a one-stop shop for building design, planning and approvals, building and construction, project management and more.