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  YouTube - Arquitectos Enric Miralles & Benedetta Tagliabue
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  Enric Miralles: Architecture of Time - Quirós, MaKenzie, McMurray
It is this zig-zag way that Catalan architect Enric Miralles chose to live and explore in his architecture.
Miralles also believed that throughout an architect's career, every aspect of his personal and professional life was influential to his own projects.
Architecture, according to Miralles, is a companion of mankind through this journey, consequently it should refer not only to the space we live in, but also, to time.
www.quirpa.com /docs/architecture_of_time__enric_miralles.html   (2403 words)

  Books by Enric Miralles, compare prices
by Enric Miralles (Foreword By), Lauren Kogod (Introduction by), Adrian Luchini
Igualada Cemetery : Enric Miralles and Carmel Pinos
by Rem Koolhaas, Enric Miralles, Randal Roark, Richard Dagenhart, Rafael Argullol, Jordi Bernado (Photographer), Ramon Prat (Photographer), Maria Lluisa Borras
www.allbookstores.com /author/Enric_Miralles.html   (160 words)

  Enric Miralles - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Enric Miralles Moya (born 1955, Barcelona–died July 3, 2000, Sant Feliu de Codines) was a Spanish architect.
Miralles largest work, the new Scottish Parliament Building, was unfinished at the time of his sudden death from a brain tumour in 2000.
Enric Miralles died at the age of 45 as the result of a brain tumour.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Enric_Miralles   (984 words)

 BMM nº53: english text
The imprint of Enric Miralles (1955-2000) on world architecture will remain a vital one over the next few years as the projects he left on paper are made into a reality.
We are also reprinting a text that Miralles wrote for the Monographic on Ciutat Vella in issue 45 of B.MM, in which the sensibility and unique personality of the man considered by all to be the most brilliant Spanish architect of his generation shines through.
"Miralles did not believe in the autonomy of the draughtsman and he was suspicious of typology.
www.bcn.es /publicacions/bmm/53/ang_05.htm   (320 words)

 Enric Miralles EMBT-RMJM - Scottish Parliament - :: arcspace.com
The competition, won by Enric Miralles in 1998, was to select an architect to work with in developing the project, not for a finished design.
Drawing inspiration from the surrounding landscape, the flower paintings by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the upturned boats on the seashore for the roofs, Miralles developed a design that he said was a building "sitting in the land".
Miralles was only 45 when he died, just a few month after construction started in 2000.
www.arcspace.com /architects/miralles/parliament   (1037 words)

 Designer Enric Miralles   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Enric Miralles was one of the twentieth century’s most imaginative architects and designers.
He was a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at Columbia University and served as guest professor and lecturer at institutions throughout the United States, South America and Europe.
In 1998 Miralles and wife Benedetta Tagliabue were selected as the design team for the new Scottish parliament building at Holyrood, Edinburgh.
www.forms-surfaces.com /designers/miralles.htm   (107 words)

 :: Arquitectura Barcelona :: Arquitectes : Miralles & Tagliabue
Enric Miralles was born in 1955, studied in Barcelona and worked for some time for the firm of Albert Viaplana and Helio Piñón.
In the 18 months since Barcelona architect Enric Miralles was struck down by a brain tumour, his widow and partner Benedetta Tagliabue has met the challenge of life without him head on, using her indomitable serenity and sunny goodwill to reassure doubters, win over opponents, and overcome the most intimidating of obstacles.
Enric and myself were always looking at the pre-qualification questionnaires when they arrived mainly to understand what was needed, and then there was a person in the office who was completing all the requested things.
www.geocities.com /medit1976b/miralles.htm   (19854 words)

 Frances Loeb Library: Bibliographies for the GSD Public Lecture Series
Igualada Cemetery : Enric Miralles and Carme Pinós / Anatxu Zabalbeascoa.
Enric Miralles, Benedetta Tagliabue: restauro nel centro di Barcellona = A restoration in central Barcelona.
Enric Miralles: 7 houses in Borneo Island, Amsterdam, The Nethrelands.
www.gsd.harvard.edu /loeb_library/bibliographies/miralles.html   (669 words)

 Gabion: Enric Miralles' Scottish Parliament 1/3
Consider Enric Miralles - the man who has dared to come up with a satisfyingly non-corporate, geological outcrop of a building, complete with boat-shaped roofs, the whole design reeking of determinedly primitive symbolism.
Miralles and Scotland could both gain from their liaison: for it always reflects well on a city and a country to select rising talent rather than the usual established names.
Miralles and his Edinburgh-based collaborators RMJM are, in global terms, small fry compared with the others on the list.
www.hughpearman.com /articles/cwa7.htm   (589 words)

 SocietyGuardian.co.uk | Society | Homage to Catalonia
Miralles, a Catalonian architect practising in Barcelona, died, aged 45, in 2000.
Working with Scottish practice RMJM and engineers Ove Arup, Miralles developed the design of a building and landscape (the two will be inseparable) that take their cues from sources as diverse as upturned boats along the Scottish coastline to the delicate flower paintings of Charles Rennie Mackintosh.
Miralles was entranced by plants with names such as Sticky Catchfly, Tufted Loosestrife and Biting Stonecrop.
society.guardian.co.uk /urbandesign/story/0,11200,1016309,00.html   (1189 words)

Enric Miralles se graduó en la Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Barcelona en el año 1978.
Miralles también resaltó por su dedicación a la enseñanza, y así estuvo, desde el año en que se graduó, como profesor titular de la escuela de Barcelona y también, en distintas ocasiones, como profesor invitado en Estados Unidos, Alemania, Reino Unido, Italia y Holanda.
Enric Miralles hablaba de la conciencia del paso del tiempo y su carrera inmensamente veloz nos hace conscientes de ello.
www.arquitectura.com /arquitectura/inter/perfiles/miralles/miralles.asp   (824 words)

 A Parliamentary Debate - Edinburgh | Travel + Leisure   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Miralles died of a brain tumor in 2000 at age 45and never saw the building completed,and the Scottish official responsible for the commission—First MinisterDonald Dewar—died suddenly of a brain hemorrhage the same year, before the parliament's dedication.
To invent this, as Miralles wrote in his competition entry, "The building should be land—built out of land—to carve in the land the form of gathering of people together, not a building in a park or a garden." Impressionistic sketches submitted by Miralles show leaves and twigs arranged haphazardly as if scattered on a tabletop.
Miralles also planned landscaping around the exterior aimed at heightening the sense that the building emerges out of the earth, with grass, native plants, and wildflowers sprouting right up to the façade.
www.travelandleisure.com /articles/a-parliamentary-debate   (1036 words)

 ArchitectureWeek - News - Scottish Parliament - 2005.1102
A year later, the firm EMBT/ RMJM — a joint venture combining Enric Miralles Benedetta Tagliabue of Barcelona and the Scottish firm RMJM — was appointed to design a new complex.
His vision was a parliament building that would be "de-institutionalized, aggregated, and organic; embracing the landscape and defying all the canonical rules of architectural composition." The firm's competition entry suggested something fresh and unusual with the building depicted in a collage of leaves and sticks.
The new Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh by Enric Miralles Benedetta Tagliabue of Barcelona and the Scottish firm RMJM.
www.architectureweek.com /2005/1102/news_2-2.html   (733 words)

 Scottish Parliament Building, RMJM, Photos, Miralles
Holyrood, Scotland: RMJM Scotland + Enric Miralles Benedetta Tagliabue (EMBT)
In July 1998 a Spanish architectural practice led by Enric Miralles, wife Benedetta Tagliabue, in partnership with Edinburgh based RMJM, was chosen to design the new Scottish Parliament Building.
Louis Kahn was a strong influence on Enric Miralles and the Kimbell Museum’s vaults specifically for the three tapering vaults of the Debating Chamber ground floor.
www.edinburgharchitecture.co.uk /scottish_parliament.htm   (1486 words)

 The Scottish Parliament Edinburgh by Enric Miralles
Abstract shapes of Miralles’ invention continue the democratic theme, representing “whatever you want them to be”, as the tour guide tells us repeatedly.
The most ubiquitous and characteristic shape is used at scale on the building façade to shade the windows, and in miniature inside in the perforated grilles of the air conditioning vents.
Conjured up by the Catalan magus Enric Miralles, it is a heady, hedonistic brew that distils aspects of Kahn, Aalto, Mackintosh and Gaudi and infuses them with Scottish history and myth, geography and geology.
www.galinsky.com /buildings/scottishparliament/index.htm   (771 words)

 Tropolism: Tropolism Books: Enric Miralles Works and Projects 1975-1995
Enric Miralles' death in 2000 was a shock, and unexpected loss, a shift.
Because even ambitious practicing architects do not get several large building commissions until they are at least 60, particularly in New York, it is fortunate that Miralles was able to build several very large and very experimental buildings in his lifetime.
This book is almost entirely photography and line drawings, and is one of the last books, in my collection at least, that draws specific connections between drawing and photographic representations of the built work, connections central to the architect's concerns.
www.tropolism.com /2005/11/tropolism_books_enric_miralles.php   (427 words)

 MIRALLES: GENIUS OR bonkers?; The latest revelations from the Fraser Sunday Herald, The - Find Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It was perhaps predictable that flak would be aimed at Miralles, but the accusations of bitter disputes aired last week threaten to cast a pall over his reputation and his building - to be opened by the Queen in October.
The upshot was that Miralles felt he was being eased out of the lead role and animosity increased.
Miralles wanted to look at "radically different" ways of solving the problem of fitting the parliament's functions into the tight space provided.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qn4156/is_20040208/ai_n12586834   (816 words)

 Architect chosen to design Scottish Parliament   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Enric Miralles from Barcelona, who will work in close partnership with Edinburgh based RMJM (Scotland) Ltd, has been chosen after a rigorous selection process that started in January and attracted applications from 70 of the world’s leading architectural practices from Europe and as far afield as America and Australia.
Miralles has won architectural prizes and competitions throughout Europe, is a visiting professor at universities in North and South America and Europe and recently won particular praise within the architectural community for his innovative designs for buildings at the Barcelona Olympics.
Enric Miralles set up his practice in Barcelona in 1984.
www.scotland.gov.uk /news/releas98_2/pr1389.htm   (556 words)

 Miralles: genius or bonkers? - [Sunday Herald]
It was to see calls for Miralles to quit, an early dispute over fees, one high-profile resignation and resulted in the matter being brought before then Secretary of State Donald Dewar – and that was all within the first year.
It was perhaps predictable that flak would be aimed at Miralles, but the accusations of bitter disputes aired last week threaten to cast a pall over his reputation and his building – to be opened by the Queen in October.
Dewar was protective of Miralles and sympathetic to his concept of “organic architecture”, making people not the building the focus.
www.sundayherald.com /39848   (1386 words)

 RIAS Convention 2004 - Benedetta Tagliabue   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 1991 Tagliabue began to collaborate with Enric Miralles and together they founded the Studio EMBT Arquitectes Associats in Barcelona.
For example EMBT recently organised an exhibition on the work of Enric Miralles, but Tagliabue didn't want a retrospective because many of the project s that Miralles worked on are still live.
The project to convert their house / office was a major project for Enric Miralles and Benedetta Tagliabue.
www.scottisharchitecture.com /new-articles-00164.html   (950 words)

 Holyrood: The Verdict - [Sunday Herald]   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Enric Miralles’s concept of a sunlit room with glimpses out to the sheer slopes of Arthur’s Seat has so far resisted the attempts of media consultants to turn it into a television studio.
Miralles used the hammer beam roofs of the old parliament building on the Royal Mile as an inspiration for an intricate timber roof.
ENRIC Miralles has certainly infiltrated Scotland and Edinburgh with a magical building, but I think it is not an unflawed work.
www.sundayherald.com /43887   (2578 words)

 Enric Books - Signed, used, new, out-of-print
Twenty-two years after the bombing deaths of a civil rights activist's two sons, the Klansman on death row for their murders is mysteriously aided in his last appeal by...
As a practitioner, Adrian Luchini is fundamentally interested in the ethereal; as an educator, in the way the practice of architecture influences the development of new theories.
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 11th European Conference on Machine Learning, ECML 2000, held in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, in May/June 2000.The 20 long papers and 23 short papers presented together with 2 invited contributions were carefully reviewed and selected from 100 submissions.
www.alibris.com /search/books/author/Enric   (823 words)

 Elsewhere: On Site: New Architecture in Spain at the Museum of Modern Art in New York   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The most colorful work in the exhibition is the Santa Caterina Market in Barcelona where Enric Miralles and Benedetta Tagliabue of EMBT Miralles Tagliabue Arquitects Associats created a huge, undulating canopy for an existing, neo-classical-style market building in a large square in 2005.
Guallart's own plot seeks to maximize shared resources and his 16-story Sharing Tower appears, according to the catalogue, "as a striated stack of discs, each with widened central corridors that will house common space." "Adjacent to the tower, the building has arms that hug a central courtyard and contain the complex's other programs," it continued.
Enric Miralles and Benedetta of EMBT Miralles Tagliabue Arquitects Associats have designed a 282-foot-high headquarters for the headquarters in Barcelona of the Gas Natural company, a major feature of which is a projecting, scalloped corbel-like element containing meeting spaces.
www.thecityreview.com /spain.html   (1969 words)

 EMBT | Enric Miralles - Benedetta Tagliabue | Arquitectes associats
Lungo Mare was first concieved in 1997 during a conversation between Enric Miralles, Benedetta Tagliabue and Emili Farré Escofet.
Eight european architects were invited to build a significant building in the Toyama region.
One of the themes that were proposed to Enric Miralles was a new entrance" for the train station in the industrial city of Takaoka.
www.mirallestagliabue.com /projects_all.asp?id=1   (896 words)

 Enric Miralles, Architect, EMBT, Books, Benedetta Tagliabue
Enric Miralles won a number of architecture competitions in Spain with Helio Piñon and Alberto Viaplana.
Enric Miralles' architecture practice is now called EMBT and has a main office in Spain with a smaller studio in Germany.
The work of Enric Miralles was contemporary and expressive, very different from the Modernist architects dominant on the continent when he set up, or those in the British Hi-Tech architecture movement.
www.e-architect.co.uk /books/enric_miralles_books.htm   (562 words)

 The Stunning Architecture of Spain
Miralles, who died in 2000 when he was only 44, learned an important lesson from the magus of Santa Monica: Take risks.
When he succeeded, as with ­­­the Igualada Cemetery Park in Barcelona (designed with Carme Pinós), the result was sublime, and even when he did not, as with his last project, the flawed new Scottish Parliament building in Edinburgh (designed with Benedetta Tagliabue and RMJM), the effort was nevertheless audacious.
Miralles and Tagliabue are represented in the MoMA show by a rather forbidding office complex in Barcelona, and by the Santa Caterina Market in an old quarter of the same city (at right).
www.slate.com /id/2137122/slideshow/2137083/entry/2137085/fs/0   (159 words)

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