First annual awards for architecture & civil engineering by KTP

Premju Emanuele Luigi Galizia

The Kamra tal-Periti is this year launching the first edition of its Premju Emanuele Luigi Galizia for architecture and civil engineering to support, encourage and promote excellence and quality design in our built environment, offering practitioners in architecture, structural and civil engineering, interior design and product design an opportunity to promote and showcase their work.

This is an opportunity for professionals in the field to have their recently completed contributions to our urban environment reviewed by a panel of experts.

The Premju E.L. Galizia will provide industry stakeholders with a unique opportunity to better appreciate the importance of quality architecture and construction in providing sustainable cities and communities, where the relationship between their quality of life and the quality of the environment is paramount.

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An introduction to the profession

What is a Perit?

The title of “perit” is the official title given to warranted architects, and civil (or structural) engineers. The term is of Italian origin, generically meaning “expert”.  For a long time, the title has been in use, within the construction industry, to refer to the person knowledgeable on, and responsible for, the design and construction of buildings or other works. Read more

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How to become a Perit

In Malta, the route to the professional status of perit, that is architect or civil engineer, is regulated by the Periti Act, Chap.390 of the Laws of Malta. The Act defines the academic training requirements in conformity with Article 46 Para. 1 of the European Commission Directive 2005/36/EC, for the title of architect in Europe, the minimum academic training for civil engineers, and the professional traineeship requirements. Read more

Urgent plea by KTP

Call for comprehensive building regulations

In a statement published in June, the Kamra tal-Periti made reference to the front-page article carried on the Times of Malta on 21st June, 2017 reporting the views of the President of the Chamber of Engineers on fire safety in Malta in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

The Kamra tal-Periti endorsed and supported the call for proper Building Regulations. The KTP has, over the last years, incessantly made public calls and lobbied successive governments, for the Building Regulation Office to be strengthened and given the resources it needs, so that Malta can finally have modern and appropriate building regulations, covering the full range of health and safety risks faced by building users. Politicians have, unfortunately, found it difficult to understand that Building Regulations, and Building Control, are different to, and separate from, Planning Permit conditions. This failure to understand the industry has resulted in a situation where the need for Building Regulations is treated with indifference – until something happens, and then there is a knee-jerk reaction for the industry to do something.

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