Art Nouveau to Modernism, Architecture in Malta, 1910-1950
Shortlisted in the category ‘General Research’, National Book Prize 2022
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Author: Prof Conrad Thake
Professor Conrad Thake is an architect, urban planner and architectural historian. He graduated B.E.&A (Hons.) from the University of Malta (1988). He pursued postgraduate studies in North America graduating with an MA in Planning, University of Waterloo, Canada (1990) and a PhD degree in Architecture, from the University of California, at Berkeley, USA (1996). He co-authored with the late Quentin Hughes the two volumes Malta – The Baroque Island, (2003) and Malta – War & Peace, an Architectural Chronicle 1800-2000, (2005). He has published several books on Maltese architecture including William Scamp – A British Admiralty Architect in Malta (2011), The Ottoman Muslim Cemetery in Malta (2016), Contemporary Architecture in Malta (2016), Portals of Valletta (2017), Staircases of Malta (2018) and Doorways of Malta (2019). He has published in several prestigious international journals such as L’Arca, Demetra, Muqarnas, Palladio, and Spazio e Società. Thake is a Salzburg fellow and a Member of CICA – Comité International des Critiques d’Architecture / International Committee of Architectural Critics.