Major Government housing project

In order to conform to the development permit conditions for a major Government housing project in an urban conservation area, the Housing Authority faced significant challenges in designing a fire safety system that would respect the characteristics of the area and provide the necessary infrastructure and access for fire-fighting in the event of an incident.

Our job in this case was much more than proposing a firefighting system – it involved working closely with all the partners in this project, in particular the members of the Civil Protection Department of Malta, in order to ensure that our mitigation measures could address their concerns.

The outcome of this project provided solutions that not only were acceptable to all parties – the Civil Protection Department could plan to deploy fire fighters in the area without restrictions – but also had the benefit of a conflict-free answer that could serve the interests of all.