Enric Miralles was born in Barcelona in 1955. He gained international attention, thanks to his capacity to merge the Catalan tradition, European culture and elements of the new American artistic research in his projects, all with his own original, elegant stamp. He obtained academic and professional positions in a number of countries and won major international competitions. >>


Biography Enric Miralles
born in Barcelona.   1955
 
Graduated from the Escuela TÚcnica Superior de Arquitectura de Barcelona (ETSAB). Own practice Pi˝on-Viaplana-Miralles.   1978
 
Visiting Scholar at Columbia University, New York.   1980
 
opened his own studio in Barcelona, shared with Carme Pinˇs until 1989. FAD prize (Fomento de Artes Decorativas) for the La Llauna School in Badalona.   1985
 
Doctor Architect in ETSA Barcelona, where he also began to teach.   1986
 
Construction of the Igualada Cemetery (Barcelona).   1988
 
FAD prize (Fomento de Artes Decorativas) for the La Llauna School in Badalona.
Met Benedetta Tagliabue in New York while he was teaching at Columbia
  1989
 
Director of the Masterclass in the Frankfurt Staedelschule, where he began to teach. Moved to carrer Camps 63, Barcelona.   1990
 
Visiting Professor of Architecture at Harvard University. FAD first prize for the Igualada Cemetery.   1992
 
Own practice together. Moved to the house in carrer Mercaders, Barcelona. Honorary member, Universidad de Buenos Aires y Rosario, Argentina. Visiting Professor on Kenzo Tange chair in Harvard.
Madrid City First Prize for Circulo de Lectores.
  1993
 
Visiting Professor of Architecture, Princeton University with J. Labatut Chair.   1994
 
First National Architectural Price, Spain for the Boarding School in Morella. Caterina Miralles Tagliabue was born. The children's room was built in the house in Mercaders street. Mixed Talks, about the latest projects of the Miralles Office, published by Academy Editions. Visiting Professor in Harvardr.   1995
 
received the Leone d'Oro at the Venice Biennale. Monographic issue of their work KA Korean Architects.   1996
 
Launched their new studio in the Passatge de la Pau, Barcelona, with the work Mai per atzar by Valerio Ferrari. Honorary member of the European Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. Domenec Miralles Tagliabue was born.   1997
 
won the competition for the new Scottish Parliament. Enlargement of the house in Mercaders, double height and more guest rooms.   1998
 
First prize in competition for the new IUAV University of Architecture in Venice.   1999
 
FAD prize for La Clota House in Barcelona.
Died on 3 July in Sant Feliu de Codines, Barcelona
  2000
 
first prize Delta ADI FAD for the Lungomare bench by Escofet. First Prize in the Nederlandse Bouwprojs, for Utrecht City Hall, Holland.   2001
 

Biography Benedetta Tagliabue
 
born in Milan.   1963
 
Visiting Scholar at Columbia University, New York.   1980
 
began to study Architecture at the University of Venice.   1981
 
began to collaborate professionally with Architectural Firm Transbuilding and Gandelsonas-Agrest in New York.   1988
 
Thesis on Central Park with Diane Lewis from Cooper Union.
Graduated in Venice
  1989
 
worked in Barcelona in Espinet-Ubach Studio. Moved to carrer Camps 63, Barcelona.   1990
 
won the first prize with her thesis in the "Biennal Joves de Barcelona". She moved to a flat in Plaša Reial, in Barcelona. ITALSTAD prize for Europe.   1991
 
Own practice together. Moved to the house in carrer Mercaders, Barcelona.   1993
 
First National Architectural Price, Spain, for the Boarding School in Morella. Caterina Miralles Tagliabue was born. The children's room was built in the house in Mercaders street. Mixed Talks, about the latest projects of the Miralles Office, published by Academy Editions. Visiting Professor in Harvardn.   1995
 
Received the Leone d'Oro at the Venice Biennale. Monographic issue of their work KA Korean Architects. Edited Enric Miralles: opere e Progetti, published by Electa.   1996
 
launched their new studio in the Passatge de la Pau, Barcelona, with the work Mai per atzar by Valerio Ferrari.   1997
 
Won the competition for the new Scottish Parliament. Enlargement of the house in Mercaders, double height and more guest rooms.   1998
 
First prize in competition for the new IUAV University of Architecture in Venice.   1999
 
FAD prize for La Clota House in Barcelona.   2000
 
first prize Delta ADI FAD for the Lungomare bench by Escofet. First Prize in the Nederlandse Bouwprojs, for Utrecht City Hall, Holland.   2001