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lecture
Event

BENEDETTA TAGLIABUE

29 June 2015 19:00 pm - DAM / The German Architecture Museum

DEAN'S HONORARY LECTURE 2015

Benedetta Tagliabue is a world-renown architect and the director of the architectural practice Miralles Tagliabue EMBT with offices in Barcelona and Shanghai. Her husband, Enric Miralles, led the Städelschule Architecture Class from 1990 until his death in 2000. Among EMBT’s most notable projects 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 RIBA's prestigious prize, "Best International Building of 2011”.

Tagliabue has been a visiting professor at Harvard University, Columbia University and Barcelona ETSAB and lectures regularly at architecture forums and universities. In addition to frequent jury appointments, she recently joined the jury for the Pritzker Prize. The office has received numerous prizes for their work.
In her lecture, Tagliabue will present the urban planning and regeneration processes currently being developed in her studio, such as for the metro station in Naples, The Grand Paris Metro Station in Clichy-Montfermeil and  Public Spaces in Hafencity Hamburg.  She will also address the work recently completed for the EXPO Milano 2015.