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Third Centenary of Coastal Batteries

This year, 2016, marks the third centenary since the completion of the Hospitaller Knights' ambitious programme of coastal defences embarked upon in 1714-1716

3D Reconstructions of Hospitaller Fortifications

Military Architecture.com is happy to announce that the first phase of an ambitious project which seeks to create 3D computer simulations of ALL the fortifications built, occupied, or adapted by the Hospitaller Knights

Gnien is-Sultan

One finds that most studies on the fortified city of Valletta are primarily concerned with the history and development of the city’s military architecture.

NEW BOOK: Lines of Defence

A new, beautifully-produced book containing eighteenth-century plans and elevations of the fortifications built and projected by the Hospitaller Knights of St. John in the Maltese islands has recently been published jointly by the International Institute for Baroque Studies at the University of Malta and Malta Libraries.

Bali de Souza’s Cannon

The mid-eighteenth century was an important and frantic period in the military administration of the Hospitaller knights of St John.

Encyclopaedia of Hospitaller Military Architecture

MilitaryArchitecture.com is working to issue its online publications on the fortifications and military architecture of the Hospitaller Knights of the Order of St. John,

Refurbished Birgu Ditch

Wednesday 27 January 2016 saw the inauguration and opening of Birgu’s land front ditch (il-Foss) following its rehabilitation by the Restoration Directorate as part of an ERDF project dedicated to the restoration and rehabilitation of the historic fortifications of the Maltese islands.

Fortifications of the Great Siege

This 40-minute video documentary, produced by www.militaryarchitecture.com on the occasion of the 450 anniversary of the Great Siege, takes a look at the fortications of the Hospitaller Knights of St. John in 1565.

Fort St. Elmo - After the Siege

MilitaryArchitecture.com is marking the 450th anniversary of the Great Siege of Malta in 1565 with a drawing of Fort St. Elmo, entitled ‘Fort St. Elmo - After the Siege’.

Fort Manoel Video

Fort Manoel was the last of the major bastioned works of fortification built by the Hospitaller knights of St John in Malta.

Arx Fort Manoel, Occasional Papers 4

The design & construction of an eighteenth-century bastioned fort.

Qalet Marku gives up its Fougasse

MilitaryArchitecture.com is happy to learn of the finding of a long-forgotten fougasse along the Baħar ic-Cagħaq coastline, on the north eastern side of Malta.

Din L-Art Ħelwa Restoring Tower

Din L-Art Ħelwa, Malta’s leading voluntary heritage organization, has begun work on the restoration of Wignacourt Tower at St. Paul’s Bay.

Replica palisade at Birgu

Visitors to the fortified city of Birgu, in Malta, during an ‘open weekend’ held on 25 and 26 October 2014, were able to see, amongst various other things, a replica of a wooden palisade du chemin couvert 
ARX - Hospitaller Coastal Batteries

Readers and subscribers of ARX online journal will be happy to learn that MilitaryArchitecture.com is currently finalizing another new publication dedicated to the eighteenth-century coastal batteries built by the Hospitaller Knights of St. John in the Maltese islands.

Unearthed features at the Cittadella

Ongoing conservation works unearth important original features.

Defending Valletta's Marsamxett Enceinte

Seventeenth and eighteenth century proposals and projects for the Isoletto and Dragut Point.

Unrealized Fortification Projects in Mdina

The International Institute for Baroque Studies at the University of Malta will be holding the second in a series of public lectures on various aspects of the Baroque age.

Arx Occasional Papers - In Defence of the Coast I

Issue 3 of ARX Occasional Papers (2013) is dedicated to a study of the bastioned coastal towers of the Maltese islands.

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