A curated team of property experts bringing Saison to life

A project of Saison’s calibre comes only as the result of an exemplary team. Managed by SEMZ with design by the coveted C.Kairouz Architects and landscaping by the acclaimed John Patrick, every stage of Saison’s development has been cultivated with a collaborative approach, ensuring a seamless and inspired finished product.

C.Kairouz Architects


Established in 2010, C. Kairouz Architects is a Melbourne-based architecture and interior design firm, led by Chahid Kairouz. Impressively equipped with degrees in architecture, construction, property and planning, Chahid and his team apply a collective knowledge of sound building principles when designing both functional and creative spaces. Chahid himself worked for the Equiset Grollo Group prior to setting up his own studio, where he worked on landmark buildings as a project manager — notably the InterContinental Hotel, Melbourne ($65m). His creativity leads a team that is passionate about design innovation, maintaining a hands on approach to crafting stunning buildings that enrich the lives to be lived within them.

John Patrick


John Patrick Landscape Architects Pty Ltd was formed in 1982. The Principal, John Patrick has managed the practice since its inception. The practice is based in Melbourne and serves a range of clients locally, inter-state and internationally. It has carried out a broad range of commissions encompassing both small and large scale projects for private, corporate and government clients. The practice's vision is to provide excellence in landscape design to every client and to apply innovative solutions that are responsive to client needs and resources.



SEMZ is an independent, boutique Property Advisory and Project Management specialist group formed by Jon Purcell and Ken Santamaria, each with over 20 years’ experience in the property and construction industry. Working across numerous types of projects and on a range of scales, the SEMZ team aims to establish a level of connection and understanding that will ultimately create great places. SEMZ benefits from extensive experience across the full development cycle and with an in-house project management team, ensures great outcomes are delivered for every project. Respect, honesty, leadership, fulfilment and professional excellence are values that underpin everything SEMZ does.