JOINT STATEMENT BY KTP, SACES & EASA MALTA

Last Sunday’s demonstration brought to the fore society’s concern with the maladies that pervade it. It is the obligation of each one of us to combat these maladies so that they do not take hold of our industries, our society and our country.

The Architectural Experience of Community Spaces

The Architectural Experience of Community Spaces

In a day and age where constant productivity is expected, leisure in its conventional form is greatly valued but few have the time for it so why shouldn’t the city, in particular community spaces, evoke a new kind of leisure through the spatial experience that we get through a multi sensory journey. This idea is no romantic indulgence, as written in A Theory of the Human Environment Eugene Victor Walter; “A place has no feelings apart from humane experience there. A place is a location of experience.”

The Ephemeral Nature of Architecture

The Ephemeral Nature of Architecture

It has almost become self-implicit that good architecture has to be timeless. However this term may be used so loosely not even knowing why a building is revered to as timeless. There are a multitude of arguments about this concept in design but only recently have I discovered individuals who have attempted to explore the other side. 

Is Valletta A Modern City?

Is Valletta A Modern City?

...In ‘Stone as a Vehicle of Timelessness’ architect Konrad Buhagiar explains how throughout the works on the project, Renzo Piano Building Workshop (RPBW) had one thought in mind: that of introducing contemporary structures to “participate in the homogeneity of the urban fabric of the town, as well as to contribute to the harmonious composition of volume and scale of which it is made”...

The Creative Conundrum: from a student’s perspective

The Creative Conundrum: from a student’s perspective

...We procrastinate and make excuses: the parameters are ill-defined, the client, the budget, the timeline of some other variable is to blame. Sometimes these challenges may be real, but to dwell on them is a waste of time and energy, which could be better spent getting down to work...