Thane Houston-Stevens

MArch (Prof), BAS, ANZIA



Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington

Thane Houston-Stevens is a Registered Architect in New Zealand with 9 years’ experience delivering a diverse range of small to large scale residential, commercial and mixed-use projects across a broad range of sectors.

Thane believes that architecture has the power to shape people's lives. He is interested in how the identity and context of a place can be integrated to create a unique and meaningful built environment. 

Thane has a strong track record in the design and delivery of large scale, complex projects. He builds relationships that are strong, enduring and collaborative. Thane believes that a successful project is based on clear communication and a strong understanding of the differing perspectives and needs of stakeholders. 

Thane has a unique understanding of the construction industry, having previously worked in various roles within his family's construction business in Gisborne. He has experience in delivering a number of commercial and interiors projects, including Victoria Street Development, State Insurance Tower Lobby and NZ Post House in Wellington. More recently, he worked as a Project Architect on Tākina – Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Within the practice, Thane is the Chair of Studio Pacific's Marketing team. He is also a certified Mental Health First Aider who is trained to support those around him. 

Qualifications and affiliations

  • Master of Architecture (Professional), Victoria University of Wellington, 2014
  • Bachelor of Architectural Studies, Victoria University of Wellington, 2012
  • New Zealand Registered Architect
  • Member of New Zealand Institute of Architects
  • Certified Mental Health First Aider
  • Site Safe Passport Holder


  • Architecture