Entries by Andre Pizzuto

Thomas Vonier elected UIA President

American architect Thomas Vonier has been elected UIA President by the UIA General Assembly, which took place in Seoul, Korea, from 7 to 10 September 2017. Thomas Vonier will undertake the presidency of the International Union of Architects for the triennial period 2017-2020. He succeeds Malaysian architect Esa Mohamed. Between 2011 and 2014, Thomas Vonier, […]

KTP consulted about possible V18 works restrictions

Over the past few weeks, the Council of the Kamra tal-Periti was informed that a few members were contacted by the office of the Parliamentary Secretary for Consumer Protection and Valletta 2018, or other government departments, regarding construction works that are currently ongoing or planned to be executed in Valletta between January and December 2018. In light of […]

Design Architect with experience in construction detailing and finishes

TBAperiti   Job Description Design Architect with experience in construction detailing and finishes Job Requirements: Level 6 or Level 7 qualification in architectural design, experience in construction detailing, and finishes design and detailing, site experience an asset. Willing to learn, able to work in a team, but especially, passionate about quality in design and construction […]

EXPERIENCED STRUCTURAL ENGINEER

DPlan Architects   Job Description We are currently looking for a highly motivated and keen individual to join our team on a full time basis. Interested candidates should be structural engineering professionals, with a minimum of three years of experience. They will be involved throughout the different processes of numerous projects: including concept design, planning […]

KTP reps on BICC Working Groups announced

Following a call issued by the Council for members of the profession to represent it on the five BICC Working Groups in July, the KTP has informed the nominees formally in writing about its selection. Advisory Board The BICC forum consists of 25 stakeholders within the sector.  There are members who are Regulators, Educational Institutions, […]

Case Study 1 | Taking Deposits and Not Delivering Services

One of the functions of the Kamra tal-Periti is to investigate complaints of misconduct made against members of the profession. Many of these cases are often cleared following mediation between the parties, however there are several instances where the Council finds the actions of the perit in question to be unacceptable and unbecoming to the profession. This case study involves a complaint […]

New Lifts Regulations to come in force on 1st September 2017

The three year transitory period between the old lifts regulations EN 81-1:1998 and the new regulations EN 81-20:2014 will come to an end on 31st August, 2017.   The main changes consist in: Greater refuge space requirements in the lift pit and on the car top within the headroom; Increased protection from failing from the […]

draughtsperson | junior architect

KEIRO   Job Description KEIRO – Architecture and Design studio is expanding and currently looking for a talented draughtsperson / junior architect to join our energetic team. The successful candidates will be responsible for providing architectural support for a wide range of intriguing architectural projects at different work stages. We are looking for candidates who […]