Press Releases

18 Mar

Alex Torpiano is Din l-Art Helwa’s new Executive President

   Professor Alex Torpiano Professor Alex Torpiano has been appointed the new Executive President of Din l-Art Helwa.  Following the organisation’s recent Annual General Meeting, members elected the new Council and the officials who are to lead the voluntary heritage and environment NGO into 2021.  Simone Mizzi has been appointed Secretary General, and Martin Scicluna, former head...

28 Jun

Demand for holistic urban sustainable development and green transport projects

We are a group of environmental NGOs, voluntary organisations and active citizens who wish to voice our concerns in unison and feel the urgent need to put forward an alternative vision to the way urban development and transport projects are being planned and executed. We believe piecemeal projects such as the Kappara Junction, Marsa Junction, and the Central Link Project,...

04 May

Our Legacy – Wirtna 18/04/2018

We spend most of our lives within the built environment, be it at home, at a place of work, or whilst participating in education, business or relaxation. The state of the built environment has a major impact on the quality of life of all the citizens of these islands. Rapid changes are taking place, dramatically and irreversibly transforming the distinctive architectural...

03 May

Tribunal sends Townsquare project back to the Planning Authority

JOINT PRESS STATEMENT – TOWNSQUARE APPEAL DECISION In a joint statement, the Tas-Sliema Local Council, together with NGOs Din l-Art Ħelwa, Flimkien għal Ambjent Aħjar, Friends of the Earth Malta, Ramblers, Qui Si Sana and Tigne Residents Association and other organisations expressed their satisfaction at the outcome of yesterday’s Appeal Tribunal decision regarding the Townsquare development. The Environment and Planning Review Tribunal...

04 Dec

Demolition of St Ignatius villa

It is shocking that this demolition has occurred as Din l-Art Helwa asked for the scheduling of this building as an important part of our architectural historical legacy ...