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Benedetta Tagliabue
Benedetta Tagliabue
* Milan [Milano], Italy, 24 June 1963
nationality: italian
Enric Miralles - Benedetta Tagliabue | EMBT
www.mirallestagliabue.com
Passatge de la Pau, 10 Bis.
08002  Barcelona - Spain [España]
Tel: +34.93.412.53.42 - Fax: +34.93.412.37.18
info@mirallestagliabue.com
Room A, 2F, 349 Jiangxi Lu
Huangpu District
200002  Shanghai - China [Zhōngguó/Zhōnghuá]
bbsh@mirallestagliabue.com
BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES
 
 
She studied architecture at the Istituto di Architettura di Venezia (IUAV) and currently acts as director of the international architecture firm EMBT Miralles Tagliabue, founded in 1994 in collaboration with Enric Miralles, based in Barcelona and, since 2010, in Shanghai.
 
Among her most notable projects built are the Edinburgh Parliament, Diagonal Mar Park, the Santa Caterina market in Barcelona, Campus Universitario de Vigo, and the Spanish Pavilion at the 2010 Shanghai World Expo which was awarded the prestigious RIBA International "Best International Building of 2011" award.
 
Current studio projects include The Business School of Fudan University in Shanghai, office towers in Taiwan and Taichung, public spaces of HafenCity in Hamburg Germany, and official protection dwellings in Madrid.
 
Her studio works in the fields of Architecture, design of public spaces, rehabilitation, interior and industrial design.
 
Her poetic architecture, always attentive to its context, has won international awards in the fields of public space and design.
 
In the teaching field, she has been a visiting professor at Harvard University, Columbia University and Barcelona ETSAB, lecturing regularly at architecture forums and universities, and is part of jurors around the world, e.g. the Príncipe de Asturias awards. In 2004 she received an honorary doctorate from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland.

Her work received the RIBA Stirling Prize in 2005, the National Spanish Prize in 2006, the Catalan National prize in 2002, City of Barcelona prize in 2005 and 2009, FAD prizes in 2000, 2003 and 2007.

She recently won the 2013 RIBA Jencks Award, which is given annually to an individual or practice that has recently made a major contribution internationally to both the theory and practice of architecture.

She is also the director of the Enric Miralles Foundation, whose goal is to promote experimental architecture in the spirit of her late husband and partner Enric Miralles.    
BUILDINGS
 
1998 - 2007
Italy [Italia] » Venice [Venezia]
1999 - 2006
Spain [España] » Barcelona
1997 - 2005
Spain [España] » Barcelona
1998 - 2004
Scottish Parliament Building
United Kingdom » Edinburgh
1997 - 2002
Spain [España] » Barcelona
1992 - 2002
Spain [España] » Mollet del Vallès
1997 - 2000
Netherlands [Nederland] » Utrecht
1997
Italy [Italia] » Milan [Milano]
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BIBLIOGRAPHY
 
WRITINGS
BY THE ARCHITECT
El Croquis 144, I/2009 [EMBT. 2000 2009. Enric Miralles, Benedetta Tagliabue]
Benedetta Tagliabue, "¿Y el Tiempo? ¡El Tiempo que se apañe?/Time? Time can look after itself! ", El Croquis 144, I/2009 [EMBT. 2000 2009. Enric Miralles, Benedetta Tagliabue], pp. 252-259
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INTERVIEWS
 
 
El Croquis 144, I/2009 [EMBT. 2000 2009. Enric Miralles, Benedetta Tagliabue]
Beatriz Colomina, Mark Wigley, "Una Conversación con Benedetta Tagliabue/A Conversation with Benedetta Tagliabue", El Croquis 144, I/2009 [EMBT. 2000 2009. Enric Miralles, Benedetta Tagliabue], pp. 240-251
Elena Franzoia, "Progetti al femminile", Il giornale dell'architettura 47, gennaio 2007, "Concorsi" p. 15
"Sette domande sul mercato un mese dopo l'inaugurazione", Il giornale dell'architettura 31, luglio-agosto 2005, "Il progetto del mese" p. 19 (18-20)
Francesco Pagliari, "Intervista a Benedetta Tagliabue/Interview with Benedetta Tagliabue", The Plan 7, settembre/september 2004, "Architettura/Architecture" pp. 94-95, 99 (88-100)
 
 
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