Malta, Mdina, the Silent City

Malta, Mdina, the Silent City

Kamra Tal-Periti

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Architects 708 (Female 26%, Male 74%)
Students and Graduates 237
Kamra Tal-Periti
Chair Stephan Farrugia
Membership and eligibility Voluntary; Registration with the Warranting Board and after obtaining a Warrant to practice
National network  None
Institute Journal  The Architect (Quarterly)
Awards Programme
Code of Conduct or Ethics Published by KTP  in accordance with Periti Act 1996
Fee Scale Recommended; code of procedure (tariff K) 1996 (subsidiary legislation to the Periti Act
Conditions of Engagement Yes
Professional Indemnity Insurance Recommended; no set minimum level
Continuing Professional Development Yes KTP (sometimes with Building Industry Consulative Council)
REGULATORY BODYPeriti Warranting Board and KTP
Protection of Title Yes
Protection of Function Yes
Licensing Legislation Periti Act XIV of 1996 regulating Architecture & Civil Engineering Professionals (Periti)  and certain provisions in the Civil Code defining architects’ responsiblities


Accreditation body for courses in architecture Periti Warranting Board
CAA Schools of Architecture
Other schools recognised by national bodies  University of Malta


Requirements  To practise you must obtain a warrant the Periti Act
Guidance CAA have endorsed the ethical standards for cross border practice set out in the CAA Accord on Enhancing Development Effectiveness and the International Union of Architects Guideline for Practice in a Host Nation.
Qualifications from other countries recognised by national bodies Qualifications from EU Countries are accepted under EU Architects Directive. Other Nationals are subject to individual assessment. There is no list of recognised qualifications.


Area: 316 sq km
Largest City: Valletta (capital, 20,700 greater Valletta)
Population: 417,000 (2010)
Urban Population: 95%
Population Growth: 0.6% p.a. (1990–2010)
GNI p.c.: US$19,270 (2010)
GDP p.c growth: 2.6% p.a. (1990–2010)
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Climate: Mediterranean type: hot and dry in July–September, with cooling sea-breezes. Winters are mild and wet, with warm westerly winds.



Construction Industry Research Organisations  None
Building Regulations/Codes (Title of document and publication date/or none)  Yes 2010


Updated 08/07/14 Please inform us of any errors or out of date information.
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