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On the 100th Anniversary of the promulgation of the Architects’ Ordinance in July 1919, the Kamra tal-Periti is following up on the success of the first edition of the Premju Emanuele Luigi Galizia for Architecture and Civil Engineering held last year by announcing the 2019 edition.
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President’s Award & Quality Architecture Award Winner 2018

San Pawl tat-Targa Villa // CVC architecture

Quality Architecture Special Commendation2018

At the Borderline // Archi+

Interior Spaces Special Commendation 2018

The Long House // Rebecca Zammit

Award Categories

The awards celebrate the achievements of established architects and civil engineers, students and those with the vision to fund and support projects that enhance the local built environment.

Core Categories

Premju ghall-Eccellenza fl-Inginjerija Civili

Civil Engineering Excellence Award

For buildings, or non-buildings, large or small-scale structures demonstrating innovative civil engineering solutions, elegance in execution, and refinement in detailing.

Premju ghall-Kwalità fl-Arkitettura

Quality Architecture Award

Buildings of outstanding merit, quality works of architecture design, which contribute towards the advancement of architecture because of national significance, technical prowess, creativity, craftsmanship, or symbolic significance.

Premju ghar-Rigenerazzjoni Urbana

Urban Regeneration Award

Single buildings, groups of buildings, or non-building projects, which are civic in nature or urban in scope and which enhance the quality of the public domain or the urban environment, or contribute to the wellbeing of the community.

Premju ghad-Dizinn ta’ Spazji Interni

Interior Spaces Award

For interior spaces and environments within a new building or the refurbishment of an existing building, exhibiting skill in spatial design, use of materials and craftsmanship, well suited to the specific functional use.

Special Categories

Premju Ufficcju Emergenti

Emerging Practice Award

For fully qualified periti who have been practicing for not more than 10 years on the deadline of the award entries, or practices where 51% or more of principals have been practicing for not more than 10 years on the deadline for submission of entries.

Premju ghall-Progett Internazzjonali tas-Sena

International Project of the Year

This category awards projects carried out by periti outside of Malta. The projects can fall under any of the other core category criteria.

Premju ghall-Progett Residenzjali tas-Sena

Housing Project of the Year

New-build or significantly refurbished or extended residential projects with 3 or more residential units exhibiting quality design and construction, compatibility with context and incorporating solutions for energy efficiency and sustainable building practices.

Student Categories

Premju ghall-Istudent bl-Ahjar Progett Finali

Student Thesis Project Award

Premju ghall-Istudent bl-Ahjar Ricerka

Student Dissertation Award

For both these categories, separate awards are presented to the winners from both the Department of Architecture and Urban Design as well as the Department of Civil and Structural Engineering.

Premju tal-President ghall-Ahjar Progett

President’s Award for Best Overall Project

Selected by the Jury from the winners of the core and special categories.

No submissions will be accepted for the President’s Award (Premju tal-President).

Premji Specjali

Special Awards

The Council of the Kamra tal-Periti may on occasion resolve to include one or more special categories in the Premju E L Galizia program. Special categories may, as an example, include:

  • Special Contribution to the Built Environment
  • Aimed at a seasoned practitioner, or external influence, whose contribution to the field has been extraordinary
  • The KTP Research Award
  • Targeting an exemplary piece of academic writing, research and development which deserves recognition

Submission Form

Submissions for the 2019 Premju Galizia awards are now closed. Please check our Facebook page for further updates. Good luck!

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