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Scottish Parliament Building
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DESIGNER
 
 
EMBT Miralles Tagliabue
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CONTEXT
 
Relationship with the location
EMBT Enric Miralles Benedetta Tagliabue Scottish Parliament Building Edinburgh



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LOCATION
 
Continent
Europe
Nation
United Kingdom
State
Scotland
Council Area
City of Edinburgh
Town
Edinburgh
Address
Canongate, Holyrood road
 
 
Website
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TYPOLOGY
 
ARCHITECTURE
Public buildings
Government buildings
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
1998     project winner of competition
Realisation
2000 - 2004
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AWARDS
 
2005
RIBA Stirling Prize Award
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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
"Parlamento de Edimburgo/Scottish Parliament", El Croquis 144, I/2009 [EMBT. 2000 2009. Enric Miralles, Benedetta Tagliabue], pp. 148-195
Charles Jencks, "Presenting and representing politics", Log 6, 2005 fall, pp. 27-32
"Scottish Parliament. EMBT Arquitectes Associats and RMJM Scotland", GA Document 86, july 2005, pp. 42-81
Fred Smith, "Brave heart", Monument 66, april-may 2005, pp. 42-50
Hans Ibelings, "Miralles' Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh", A10 new European architecture 2, march/april 2005, p. 62 "Instant history"
David Cohn, "Appallingly expensive and years late, yet bursting with dreamlike bravura, the Scottish Parliament may ultimately be EMBT and RMJM's bittersweet masterpiece", Architectural Record 2/2005, february 2005, pp. 98-111
Charles Jencks, The Scottish Parliament, Scala Publishers, London 2005
Alan Balfour, Creating a Scottish Parliament, Finlay Brown, Edinburgh 2005
Pierre Chabard, "Parlement d'Ecosse, Holyrood, Edimbourg, Ecosse / Scottish Parliament, Holyrood, Edinburgh, Scotland", L'Architecture d'Aujourd'hui 365, janvier-février/january-february 2005, pp. 108-117
Davide Deriu, "Il parlamento costa caro agli scozzesi", Il giornale dell'architettura 23, novembre 2004, pp. 1, 12

Bruno Pedretti, "L'indigeno infuriato e il turista sconcertato", Il giornale dell'architettura 23, novembre 2004, p. 12
Marcus Fairs, "Scottish Parliament. Enric Miralles Benedetta Tagliabue Arquitectes Associats with RMJM Scotland", Icon 12, may 2004, pp. 52-56
"EMBT Arquitectes Associats. Parlamento scozzese, Edimburgo" in Next. 8. Mostra Internazionale di Architettura. 2002, Marsilio, Venezia 2002, "Chiesa e stato" pp. 352-353
Lucy Bullivant, "Una festa popolare/A festival for the people", Domus 823, febbraio/february 2000, p. 96 (89-96)
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CLIENT
 
 
Scottish Parliament Corporate Body
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AMOUNT
 
 
£ 431.000.000
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DIMENSIONAL
DATA
 
Capacity
Parliamentary Hall 131 seats
Surface
sq.m. 29.321
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STRUCTURES
 
 
Ove Arup & Partners, Scotland - Steve Fischer
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LANDSCAPE DESIGN
 
 
EMBT/RMJM
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STAFF
 
Associate designers
RMJM Scotland LTD
M.A.H Duncan
T.B. Stewart
Project leader
Joan Callis
Architect of record
Karl Unglaub
Collaborators
EMBT (competition)
Constanza Chara, Omer Arbel, Fabian Asunción, Steven Bacaus, Michael Eichhorn, Christopher Hitz, Francesco Mozzati, Leonardo Giovanozzi, Fergus Mc Ardle, Fernanda Hannah, Annie Marcela Henao, Ricardo Jimenez
EMBT (realisation)
Constanza Chara, Umberto Viotto, Michael Eichhorn, Fabian Asunción, Fergus Mc Ardle, Sania Belli, Gustavo Silva Nicoletti, Vicenzo Franza , Antonio Benaduce, Andrew Vrana, Bernardo Ríos, Torsten Skoetz, Tomoko Sakamoko, Javier García Germán, Annie Marcela Henao, Christian Molina Angel Gaspar Caspado, Nadja Pröwer, Sania Belli, Pedro Ogesto Vallina, Leonardo Giovannozzi, Sara Hay, Marco Santini, Francesco Matucci, Cristiane Felber, Marco de la Porta, Sonia Henriques, Luciano Di Romanico, Jan Locke, Christine Stauss, Sandra Stecklina, Simone Brussaferi, Claudia Lucchini, Stefan Geenen, Kristina Kinder, Franziska Bartsh, Adam Strong, Patricia Giacobbe, Rafael du Montard, Florencia Vechter, Eugenio Cirulli, Emanuele Bottigella, Torsten Skoetz, Albert Nasser, Jorge Rollán Raffin, Griet Lambrechts, Sandy Brunner, Péter Sándor Nagy

RMJM
Andrew Hodgkinson, Andy Bushell, Annette Raible, Armin Rose, Barry Croall, Bernd Woger, Brian Stewart, Bryan Thomas, Calum McLeod, Carl Davies, Carl McWilliam, Caryl Stephen, Chin Koi Khoo, Choon Yen Yap, Chris Patterson, Christopher Walsh, Claire Coombe, Claire Gordon, Colin Cairns Ford, Conor Pittman, Craig Hovell, Cristina González-Longo, David James, David Malley, David Maxwell, David McPherson, David Miller, David Reat, Debbie McKeen, Emma Franks, Fan Tie , Fiona Kelso, Fiona McNeill, Fraser Hay, Gillian Hanley, Gordon Gray, Gordon Hulley, Gordon McGregor, Graeme Marshall, Guiseppina Ascoine, Hector McDonald, Ian Burns, Jackie Brown, Jackie Milne, Jason Sharman, Jennifer Cassidy, John Doogan, John Dwyer, John Kinsley, John Marshall, John Ramsay, John Welsh, Julia Radcliffe, Karin Ott, Kath MacTaggart, Keith MacRae, Kenny Fraser, Kevin Grubb, Khairul Khalifah, Kirsten Spence, Kirsty Raitt, Laura Walder, Leigh Muldownie, Louisa Reid, Lumir Soukup, Malcom Christie, Manuela Molendini, Mark Bingham, Mark Dowey, Mark Hutcheson, Merlinda Song, Mette Thagaard, Michael Duncan, Mike Lee, Mike Murray, Moira Blane, Monika Einwachter, Nathan Ward, Nick Finlay-Coulson, Nicola Henderson, Nira Ponniah, Norman McKenzie, Pamela Syme, Patrick MacDonald, Philip White, Pohkit Goh, Rachel Smith, Rebecca Wober, Robin Gibson, Ross Milne, Sandra Costa Santos, Simon Brims, Simon Richards, Thomas Hutcheson, Tom Hay, Tony Kettle, Tony Malley, Victoria McAllum, William Anderson, William McElhinney, Wilson Homal
Acoustical consultant
Sandy Brown Associates
Lighting engineer
OVI
Graphics and signage
CDT
Consultant
Scottish Lime Centre
Supervision
Turner & Townsend
Construction management
Bovis Lend Lease
Quantity surveyor
Davis Langdon Everest
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EMBT Enric Miralles Benedetta Tagliabue Scottish Parliament Building Edinburgh




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