Entries by Andre Pizzuto

KTP asks Government to protect industrial heritage in Marsa Power Station Site

In a statement published earlier today, the Kamra tal-Periti called on Government to identify and protect those buildings present within the Marsa Power Station Complex. The Chamber referred to a recent conference organised by the Grand Harbour Regeneration Corporation (GHRC) during which “the importance of the regeneration of certain degraded areas, yet ironically parts of […]

PR 05/17 | Marsa Power Station

The Kamra tal-Periti exhorts Government and Enemalta to reconsider the demolition of those parts of the old Marsa Power Station that are considered to have significant architectural quality and that form an important part of our industrial heritage. Only last week, the Grand Harbour Regeneration Corporation organised a morning conference extolling the importance of the […]

PR 04/17 | Old Milk Plant in Xewkija, Gozo (2)

The Kamra tal-Periti welcomes with satisfaction the scheduling at Grade 2 level of the old Gozo MMU Milk Plant, which was designed by renowned architect Joseph Huntingford, and which includes a number of unique architectural elements inspired by the Modernist Movement. In November 2016, the Kamra tal-Periti had drawn attention to this building which lies […]

8-day International Workshop organized by SADAS-PEA (Greek Architects Association)

Natural Building Techniques inspired from Traditional Constructions September 2nd to September 9th 2017   Workshop Identity The workshop is organized by SADAS-PEA (Greek Architects Association) in order to promote the principle of environmentally friendly architecture. It is addressed to young architects and students of architecture. It will take place at the Stamos Stournas guesthouse near […]

Commonwealth Day 2017: A peace-building Commonwealth

Message from the Commonwealth Architects Association President:   As I join other Commonwealth Organisations from fifty-one other countries at Westminster Abbey for the Commonwealth Day Service on the occasion of Commonwealth Day 2017 I wish to send my greetings to all Architects’ Organisations in the Commonwealth. Commonwealth Day, held on the second Monday in March each year, is […]

BRO announces new EPC Dwellings Assessors Course

The Building Regulation Office is inviting persons who with to attend these training courses to apply by downloading the form from the BRO website and submitting the application with proof of qualifications (original documents) to the Building Regulation Office Horn Works Ditch Emvin Cremona Street Floriana Applications and payment for courses will be received from the […]

Digital submission of Third-Party Documentation to BRO

The Building Regulations Office has announced that as from Thursday 9th March 2017 all Third Party Documentation requested in LN 72/2013 is to be submitted to the Building Regulation Office in digitised format via e-mail to commencement.bro@gov.mt.  The permit number is to be inserted as the email subject to simplify the BRO’s internal processes. The same email […]

KTP welcomes new Geoserver

The Planning Authority has recently launched a new online geographic information system (GIS) that allows users to access planning data in a fast, efficient and user-friendly manner, particular when compared with the previous system that had been in place for a number of years. The new GeoServer provides significant functionality, and will also allow for […]