Konrad Buhagiar is a Partner of Architecture Project  (A.P.), a firm responsible for several architectural projects on the island of Malta and in particular for numerous restoration and rehabilitation works in historic buildings and fortifications. The latter have featured in international architectural magazines including Architecture Review, Architectural Digest, L’Architecture d’Aujourd’hui, Architecture Méditerranéenne, A10 and l’ARCA. They focus on energy efficiency, on new technologies and materials married to traditional construction methods, and on the revitalization of historic sites. 

 

He obtained a degree in Architecture and Civil Engineering at the University of Malta (1981) followed by a post-graduate degree in Restoration at the University of Rome, ”La Sapienza” (1985). Between 1985 and 1991 he was Architect-in-charge of the Antiquities Section under the auspices of the Ministry for Public Works.  He has lectured in several countries abroad, and was, between 1997 and 2005, visiting lecturer at the Maîtrise de Sciences et Techniques: Patrimoine Méditerranéen et Archéologie, at the Université de Provence Aix-Marseille I. He currently lectures at the Faculty of Arts at the University of Malta, at the Centre for Sustainable Heritage at University College London and is tutor in the Post-Graduate Diploma Course for the Conservation of Masonry Buildings at the Institute for Masonry and Construction Research, University of Malta.  He has published numerous historical articles, and, most recently a book entitled ‘Vanishing Valletta’ with David Pisani and David Felice. He was Chairman of the Heritage Advisory Committee of the Malta Environment and Planning Authority between 1995 and 2005 and Chairman of the Valletta Rehabilitation Committee between 2002 and 2007.

 

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e-mail: konrad@ap.com.mt

 

website: www.ap.com.mt