Recent Works Around the World
The 19th Pietro Belluschi Lecture
Architect and Director of Miralles Tagliabue EMBT
Benedetta Tagliabue is a renowned Italian architect established in Barcelona for more than twenty years.
Born in Milan, she completed her studies in Architecture in Venice and New York. In 1991 started her collaboration with Enric Miralles with who founded Miralles Tagliabue EMBT studio in 1994.
Her studio has expanded its work to include landscapes, public space, building restoration, temporary installations and design.
Miralles Tagliabue EMBT has a main office in Barcelona and a branch in Shanghai, operating all over the world.
She designed the Spanish Pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo 2010, the project received the prestigious RIBA International Award for Best International Building in 2009.
Among her achievements, she completed the Scottish Parliament, which is now one of Scotland’s most visited buildings, the Park Diagonal Mar, the market and quarter Santa Caterina in Barcelona etc.
She directs the studio EMBT, whose work has been exhibited in MOMa, Centre Pompidou and in many others monographic exhibition around the World.
Benedetta Tagliabue is constantly teaching and giving lectures in architectural forums or universities all over the world; she was invited professor at the GSD Harvard University (2011) and Columbia University (2010).
At present, there are several projects under development such as Hafencity Public Spaces (Hamburg, Germany), Campus of Fudan University - School of Management (Shanghai, China) and Zhang Da Qian Museum (Neijiang, China).
She received the RIBA’s International Fellowships for her particular contribution as a non-UK architect she has made to architecture (2009) and an Honorary Doctor of Arts degree from Napier University (2004).