Daryl Calder

  • Daryl Calder
  • BArch (Hons), BBSc, ANZIA
  • Senior Principal

Daryl joined Studio Pacific in 1995 and now holds the role of Principal. As a Registered New Zealand Architect since 1998, Daryl has been involved in a wide range of key studio projects.


Daryl has a wealth of architectural experience from masterplanning, large commercial buildings, through to heritage upgrades and complex residential buildings.

Some of the key Studio Pacific projects Daryl has worked on as Project Architect include the Ministry of Social Development fitout, One Market Lane (formerly Watermark) development, Beaumont Quarter Masterplan and Stage 1 and 2 housing, the Harbour Quays Masterplan and related infrastructure projects. Daryl is currently working as the Project Architect for the proposed Wellington Movie Museum and Convention Centre, and has been one of the Project Architects involved in the Parliamentary Precinct projects over the last 3 years which are currently on hold. With a sound design and construction knowledge, Daryl is able to lead projects from concept stage through to completion.

Within the practice, Daryl is the principal with overall oversight and direction for the IT systems implementation and management. He is also responsible for deployment decisions relating to new technology such as our Virtual Reality (VR) suites. Daryl continues to maintain his skill levels and actively involves himself in the production of our CAD work throughout the life of the projects.

Qualifications and affiliations

  • Bachelor of Building Science, Victoria University of Wellington, 1995
  • Bachelor of Architecture (Hons), Victoria University of Wellington, 1995
  • Member of New Zealand Institute of Architects
  • New Zealand Registered Architect
  • Site Safe Passport Holder


  • Architecture
  • Interiors
  • Urban Design