Current ITS building to be retained yet excavated – Cassola

first_img <a href=’http://revive.newsbook.com.mt/www/delivery/ck.php?n=ab2c8853&amp;cb={random}’ target=’_blank’><img src=’https://revive.newsbook.com.mt/www/delivery/avw.php?zoneid=97&amp;cb={random}&amp;n=ab2c8853&amp;ct0={clickurl_enc}’ border=’0′ alt=” /></a> Professor Arnold Cassola has stated that according to the new submitted plans by the DB group, the site boundary of the Institute of Tourism Studies (ITS), that the current building will be retained, even though it will be excavated.Cassola questioned the architects that “came up with this brainwave?”, as he stated that a building cannot be retained and excavated simultaneously.This same plan of action was proposed for the Cold War Outpost, added Cassola. He stated that the DB group said that this Outpost will be retained, but in reality the new plans submitted show that the underlying rock will be excavated.Read: Court cites ‘conflict of interest’ and revokes DB Group permit“The irresponsibility on the part of the DB Group is simply astounding”Cassola also mentioned the future situation of the roads in the vicinity of the proposed project. He believes that not only will the excavation of the site involve the removal of the road, but will also make access to the area, including the Corinthia and Radisson hotels and the beach, more difficult.He described “The irresponsibility on the part of the DB Group” as being “simply astounding”; as he believes that this will mean more traffic congestion, more waiting time for residents to get in/out of Pembroke and more car emissions that will further deteriorate the quality of air in the area.Read: db Group to re-activate development permitWhatsApp SharePrintlast_img