Jacques Borg Barthet is director of practice at AP. He read for a BA (Hons) in Architecture at the University of Malta and an MA in Urban Design at Oxford Brookes, U.K. His experience comprises design management and co-ordination in urban projects. He lectures in urban design and regional development at the University of Malta, and has a strong research background in urban governance for green cities which he furthered after co-authoring the Kamra tal-Periti’s award-winning 2007 publication The Urban Challenge: Our Quality of Life and The Built Environment. He was recently appointed to coordinate the Malta Sustainability Forum session on Urbanism and to Chair the Kamra tal-Periti’s Permanent Planning Committee.