These photographs of the symposium The Maltese Village organised by Wirt iż-Żejtun on the 20th October 2018 were taken by Saviour Delia.
This is the fourth biennial symposium to be organised by Wirt iz-Zejtun. The theme being chosen for this year’s symposium is The Maltese Village. The aim behind this symposium is to offer a platform for academics and researchers to share their knowledge about the subject and help the audience to appreciate better the values and [...]
This blog will be looking at Marsa, a built-up area located at the inner part of the Grand Harbour. Most people relate Marsa with industrial buildings and port related activities and hardly consider the existence of any architectural heritage. Is it the case? The fact that Marsa forms part of the Grand Harbour area, an [...]
Attard is one of the three villages in the centre of Malta. The urban composition of this small village is characterised by the number of elegant villas and beautiful gardens pertaining to different eras of our history. We will start our virtual tour from Triq il-Mithna. The vernacular architecture dominates the streetscape of this part [...]
Ħal Għaxaq is a small village on the southeastern part of the island. In the past it was renown for crafts related to the building industry such as plasterers, tile layers, masons, stone decorators and deffun workers. This fame is still physically visible in the village’s own architecture and its detailing. This itinerary will start [...]