Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Peddle Thorp Architects PNG in conjunction with Glen Petersen Architect were appointed to prepare the design, documentation and oversee the construction of Waigani Corporate Centre – Stage 2. The project comprises of a Modern 3 Storey Office building located next to the existing Westpac Waigani building. With the completion of this building the development is now recognized as the ‘Waigani Corporate Centre’ and has added approximately 3,500 m² of high quality rentable office space to the developing Waigani area.
The Waigani Corporate Centre – Stage 2 building takes its cues from the existing Westpac building to ensure a seamless and cohesive upgrade was achieved. With extensive curtain wall glass to the ground floor the building provides flexibility for a range of tenants, this transparent ‘edge’ welcomes the users while giving the building a sense of lightness.
Furthermore, this new building physically connects with the existing building and creates a central entry point. Internally, once the visitor enters the central foyer they are presented with an expansive 3 storey void space the full height.
Project Type: Preliminary Site Analysis, Architectural Design and documentation and Contract Administration.
Area/Extent: Commercial building comprising of 3,500m² over 3 storeys.