With uninterrupted views of Wellington Harbour and south lighting from a Level 3 clerestory window, the Meridian Building is a thoughtful, model workspace where architecture aims to change things for the better. Situated on the Wellington waterfront, the Meridian Building is both innovative and energy efficient. Its 5 Green Star rating reflects the client’s commitment to renewables. Peddlethorp’s façade expertise and noted reliability were required to deliver the complex design and documentation of a concept prepared by Studio Pacific Architecture.


Dominion Funds


33 Customhouse Quay

Completion Date

January 2007


2009 NZIA – New Zealand Award Sustainable Architecture

2008 NZIA – Wellington Architecture Sustainable Architecture

2008 Property Council NZ – Green Building Award

2008 Property Council NZ – Excellence Award

Double skin ventilated façades are controlled by the Building Management System (BMS), and enhanced air-flow, natural lighting, re-use of rainwater and solar water heating deliver efficiency and responsibility in water and power consumption.