Press Releases: Restoration

Unknown Individual Destroying Historic Barumbara in Mgarr

Flimkien għal Ambjent Aħjar has been informed that parts of the stone fabric of the historic barumbara located in the heart of Mġarr have been removed over the course of several evenings by an unknown individual. This illegal activity taking place under the guise of the night sky has resulted in the forced collapse of the......

Press Release issued on: 30/03/2017

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Existing Barumbara

Protecting the MCC and Valletta’s World Heritage Status

Flimkien għal  Ambjent Aħjar welcomes the restoration to take place at the Mediterranean Conference Centre, however expresses concern about the assessment of works to be carried out, with the Planning Authority granting the permit before the Superintendence of Cultural Heritage gave its final approval. This was compounded......

Press Release issued on: 25/03/2017

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Merchants' Str- Galea's Hairdresser

Positive Heritage Initiatives

Heritage and environment NGO Flimkien għal Ambjent Aħjar (FAA) welcomes recent initiatives in favour of Malta’s natural and built heritage. The cast-iron protection of a these ecological sites is of the utmost importance, especially at ecological oases like Comino, where a major development project is being planned. Dr Claire......

Press Release issued on: 08/03/2017

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FAA appalled to see continuing destruction of iconic heritage buildings

Thursday 5th January 2017 Flimkien għal Ambjent Aħjar is appalled to see the continuation of developers’ abusive attempts to demolish iconic heritage buildings in order to redevelop these properties and their mature back gardens into multi-storey apartment blocks. The property next in line for demolition is a prestigious......

Press Release issued on: 05/01/2017

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Five Architects and FAA call for Conservation of Maltese Architecture

Prompted by serious concern about the accelerating pace of destruction of heritage on the Maltese Islands five experts in architectural heritage, Prof Alex Torpiano, Dr Claude Busuttil, Prof Conrad Thake, Perit Edward Said and Prof Richard England yesterday spoke out about the deteriorating levels of heritage preservation, in......

Press Release issued on: 26/05/2016

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5 Architects & FAA

Ta’ Ħaġrat

Flimkien għal Ambjent Aħjar is extremely concerned about the fate of Ta’ Ħaġrat Temples Mġarr Malta. PA 1272/00 was submitted seven years ago for the demolition of an existing garage and construction of a terraced house with an underlying garage close to the temples. Due to the high archaeological sensitivity of the area......

Press Release issued on: 11/07/2007

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