PAC ARCHITECTS was formed early in 1989 with the amalgamation of two longstanding and well–established firms – Higgin Lloyd and Partners Architects and W.M. Phillips Architects.
Higgin Lloyd and Partners was established in 1966 and prior to the amalgamation had undertaken over twelve hundred projects in Papua New Guinea, the Pacific Islands and Australia.
W M Phillips Architects was formed in 1978 following the PNG Parliament House Design Competition when Bill Phillips won the competition. Both firms brought extensive experience covering a wide variety of major commercial, residential and industrial buildings completed throughout the South Pacific Region.
PAC Architects undertakes work throughout Papua New Guinea, Northern Australia and the Pacific Islands including Fiji, the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, and New Zealand. Consultancies have been undertaken in Guam, the Federal States of Micronesia, The Republic of Palau and the Marshall Islands.
In Papua New Guinea work has been undertaken in every single province and provincial centre, the firm has had extensive involvement with the Bougainville Copper and Ok Tedi Mine site Buildings and Townships in Arawa, Panguna and Tabubil.
PAC Architects is the largest firm of Architects in Papua New Guinea and has been responsible for major landmark buildings in the country which include Ela Beach Tower, the Reserve Bank, Haus PTC, Revenue Haus, Vulupindi Haus, Lamana Commercial and International and Domestic terminals at Port Moresby International Airport..
The firm’s continued growth and professional standing is based on its contribution and expertise in major architectural projects throughout Papua New Guinea and the Pacific Islands. Pacific Architects has a proven professional reputation in producing high quality projects on time, on budget and to the client’s brief.
( Turumu Investments )
Selection of PAC Architects was based on the company’s impressive portfolio of previous work in PNG, its status as the largest on-shore firm of architects. We also found the company fee structure to be competitive and, in the event, good value for money. PAC Architects ability to deliver the completed project within a tight frame was also a prime consideration.
( Remington Group of Companies )
We have had over six (6) years of experience, working with PAC Architects and our dealings with them have always been conducted in a professional manner. They have proven to be a reliable professional team with sound advice, providing constructive suggestions that produce better outcomes for the projects we have undertaken.
( Office of the Prime Minister )
During the projects, I found PAC Architects to be totally professional, keeping me fully aware of progress of the project verbally, and in writing. They were very knowledgeable about local conditions and were always responsive to my particular needs or queries. The quality and presentation of the finished fit out compares favourably with the best fitouts undertaken elsewhere in the world.