This penthouse in Sliema guards the spirits of the old dimora and its inhabitants while having been readapted to accommodate the owner's needs. A personal selection of objects and furniture from the old house and some new additions animate the soft yet distinct character of the flats.Full project details →
The restoration of the HSBC contact centre in Swatar. The proposal integrates aspects of the HSBC Global Workspace Standards, with the local ones. The colour and materials palette used are related to vernacular architecture and elements of the island, allowing for the inception of a sense of local being as soon as entering the space.Full project details →
The proposal for a pilot masterplan for the regeneration of the Hastings area in Valletta. The intention is to test and hopefully implement a strategic vision for the country which takes into account post-pandemic considerations on the organisation of urban areas.Full project details →
The proposal for the new archaeological museum in St. Gilles du Garde, France. The new museum is part of a major regeneration project of the historical area.Full project details →
A regeneration proposal for the Central Public Library area, which aims at injecting new life into the existing building while restoring and enhancing its genius loci, to create e new safe, open, green space.Full project details →
As the name suggests - Filoxiny comes from the Greek word ‘philoxenia’ which literally translates as ‘friend to a stranger’ and is more generally linked to the concept of ‘generosity of spirit’ - the project revolves around the need to re-imagine spaces with generosity and unpretentiousness, putting the needs of the residents first. It’s no coincidence that we chose an image from Kaurismaki’s “A Man Without a Past” for the concept description. We wanted the proposal to be as gentle, quirky and compassionate as the film, engaging with people going through a difficult phase of their life without any prevarication.Full project details →
Modalities of performing have developed over the centuries, in adaptation to ever changing social and political conditions.
It is logical that in this moment of crisis of the status quo, spaces for artistic performances need to be reconsidered too.
AP Valletta has started a regeneration journey with the renovation of its historical building. AP has positioned itself as part of a creative cluster in Sappers Street Valletta. The idea of bringing together creative enterprises next to each other is to stimulate them as drivers for urban regeneration, innovation and branding. No. 4 Sappers Street is an opportunity to create a unique hub entirely dedicated to the cultivation of new ideas in Valletta. The creative cluster is designed to be fully integrated in its urban surrounding and historical context.Full project details →
This is the story of a Palazzo in Valletta. Among its stunning ruins there are many hidden ‘treasures’, buried in dust and trash. Thanks to its new owners, the building will finally get the chance to rise from its own ashes.Full project details →