Enhancing the visitor experience in the Ġgantija Heritage Park World Heritage Site


Perit Robert Sant



The aim of the €2.5million project at the Ggantija Heritage Park, is to: 1. Present an organised, pleasant and sustainable experience, to the circa 150,000 yearly visitors, while also attending to any preventive conservation measures which the temples and park require; 2. Facilitate circulation including both pedestrian and vehicular movement outside the site and, visitor circulation within the site; 3. Highlight the landscape setting of the site; 4. Remove and mitigate past interventions which have a negative impact on the setting.

Category Project Competition / Competition Result
Type International, Project, Restricted, Single-Stage, Anonymous
Genre Architecture, Conservation, Landscape
Country Malta
RegDeadline 16 December 2009 GoogleCal iCal
16 December 2009 (Must be Received)
Eligibility Architects and Architectural Firms who have experience of the similar scale project

Joseph Said: Heritage Malta - Chairman (ex officio)
Isabel Vella: Heritage Malta – Deputy Chairman (ex officio)
Dr Reuben Grima: Heritage Malta - Senior Curator Prehistoric Sites (ex officio)
Prof Charles Farrugia: UNESCO Commission - Chairman (ex officio)
Perit Shirley Cefai: Scientific Committee for the Megalithic Temples - Member (ex officio)
Perit David Pace: Kamra tal-Periti (nominated Architect and Civil Engineer)
Joseph Attard Tabone: Historical Researcher

Winner: commission for the value of €100,000

Entry Fee

Submission Address
Heritage Malta
Old University Buildings
Merchants Street
Valletta VLT1175

Results: 19 December 2009

Heritage Malta

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