Basic Site Details

Name: Royal Opera House
Town, district or village: Valletta
Island: Malta
City or county:  
Country: Malta
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Notes: Other architect invited to compete were Marcello Piacentini, Auguste Perret - in total 6 were invited.


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21942  Destroyed by enemy action
Item 2 of 21953  Competition held for rebuilding Opera House


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 1Alister Gladstone MacDonald (or Alistair Gladstone MacDonald)Architect 1953 Competition design


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Information by email from Conrad Thake, architect, Malta