The Malta Independent 15 April 2024, Monday
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Chamber of Architects President appointed to executive board of the Architects’ Council Europe

Monday, 27 November 2023, 14:32 Last update: about 6 months ago

André Pizzuto, President of the Chamber of Architects in Malta, was elected to the Executive Board of the Architects' Council Europe (ACE), the Chamber said in a statement.

"This prestigious appointment happened during the ACE General Assembly held on the 23rd and 24th November 2023 in Brussels."

The Architects' Council of Europe (ACE) is the representative organisation for the architectural profession at European level. It consists of 51 Member Organisations, which are the regulatory and professional representative bodies in all European Union (EU) Member States, Accession Countries, the UK, Switzerland and Norway, and 5 Observers Members - Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine, Montenegro, RH of Macedonia). Through them, the ACE represents the interests of over half a million architects from 35 countries in Europe.

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ACE is currently engaged in negotiations with its British and Canadian counterparts on the mutual recognition of architects as part of the wider free-trade agreement between the EU and UK, and EU and Canada, the statement read.

"It is also strongly engaged in negotiations with the European Commission on various EU directives, including the Energy Performance in Buildings, Services (Internal Market), Public Procurement, Proportionality Test, and Mutual Recognition of Professional Qualifications Directives."

"ACE is also a leading partner of the Commission on the development and implementation of the New European Bauhaus programme, which seeks to elevate the quality of the built environment across the EU to achieve higher sustainability outcomes."

 


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