The project, inserted into the landscape of the univeristy’s existing campus reimagined the configuration of institute’s entrance, the transformation of the sports arena, the urbanization of a new commercial zone, and the introduction of a parking complex.
Lungo Mare was first conceived in 1997 during a conversation between Enric Miralles, Benedetta Tagliabue, and Emili Farré Escofet. “We wanted Lungo Mare to be as inviting as the beach and as comfortable as a dune or the waves on the sea… we wanted to make a soft piece of concrete”.
Commissioned in 1998 and finished in 2007, the new headquarters of Gas natural is a 22-story tower, 86 meters high designed by Enric Miralles and Benetta’s Tagliabue’s office, EMBT.
This set was design through a collaboration between Enric and the opera company of La Fura Dels Baus in 1999. The spiraling set design of this futuristic interpretation of the classic Spanish novel Don Quijote de La Mancha is the only work of theatrical design completed by Enric Miralles.
The Moore Farm was a project commissioned by the Moore family in Lancashire in 1999.
This extension for the University of Venice was designed in 1998 as part of a competition that never went forward. Nevertheless, this didn't stop it from becoming an important historical reference, published in several architecture books and research papers.
This project was won by Enric and Benedetta in 1997 and was finished by Benedetta alone after Enric passed away. The Scottish Parliament is considered one of Enric's masterpieces as it culminates all his knowledge, sensibility, and building ability.
This project of a car sales office was an unsuccessful competition entry submitted in 1995.
The project of Santa Caterina was commissioned in 1995 and completed in 2005. Santa Caterina Market is one of the many markets in the city of Barcelona.
Laban institute is a unsuccessful competition entry submitted in 1997. The project was a proposal for the Laban dancing school on the edge of the Thames River in London.
This project of a wharf in the Greek city of Thessaloniki was designed in 1997, however it was never realized. Nevertheless, the design project contains a series of one of the most emblematic collages by Enric Miralles.
This industrial bridge was a project designed in 1997, nevertheless, the project was never realized. The project proposed a rotating bridge for the industrial port district of Barcelona.
The house of la Clota was commissioned by Enric's cousin in 1994 and completed in 1997. This project is the result of joining two pre-existing buildings in the Barcelona neighborhood of La Clota.
The Park of Diagonal Mar was built during the development and extension of Poble Nou in Barcelona. The Park is designed to be a playful natural space in between the rest of the overarching skyscrapers.
The Palafolls Public Library is a project won in 1997 and finished in 2005 by Enric's partner and architect Benedetta Tagliabue. The project consists of a new library for children in the periphery of Palafolls, Maresme region.
The commission was yto enlarge the Town Hall of Utrecht in 1995, the project was finished in 2000. Enric never saw this project finished, nevertheless the City Hall of Utrecht has become one of his most notable buildings.
This sculptural installation was commisioned in 1993 to make part of a series of pieces in the Takeyama Park Museu in Japan. Its name, Heaven, is in relation to the sculpture's position, situated in a basement, with only a small round window in the ceiling.
The Ines-Table was a commission from le Magazine gallery in Grenoble, France, in 1993. Its name is a play of words between Spanish and English, it can be reafd as "th Table of Ines" or the "Unstable table".
Housing in Borneo wa sa large-scale project for Amsterdam's central harbor, completed in 1999. The project started from the existing planning proposal which sought to have mirrored design across opposite facades of a residential street.
This project is born in 1996 as a commission to design a small "playhouse" near a vegetable garden on the outskirts of Copenhagen. The premature death of the architect didn't allow him to see the project finished.
Chemnitz Sports Stadium is an unrealized project designed for a competition entry in 1995. The inspiration for the floor plan of the stadium is readily discernable when comparing the plan different elements of Japanese traditional painting.
Rosenmuseum is an unrealized project designed for a competition submission made in 1995. This project was originally intended to be the extension of the Rosenmuseum in the German city of Steinfurth.
Commisioned in 1991 and finished in 1994, this project consists of an industrial bridge connecting two warehouses of the company Camy Nestle in the periphery of the Metropolitan area in Barcelona.
Built in 1994, the project is located in the periphery of Mollet del Vallés. The park is an experiment, through which Enric and his team of architects attempted to generate a man-made park that resamples a naturally occuring topography.
Commisioned in 1987 and finished in 1993, the Social Center of la Mina was one of the first large scale projects by Miralles. The intervention consists of a series of leveled concrete indoor balconies, providing an enlarged open plan spac containing a network of acoustic treatments.
Commisioned in 1991 and finished in 1993, this project is the one of the few Enric did in Japan. The incredible steel structure is a viewpoint and a meditation pavilion situated where the old Unazuki Trail crosses the deep Kurobe River Valley.
This project was commisioned in 1991 and finished in 1993. The design aimed to prove Takaoka Station - until then only accessible from the north gate - with a new entrance on the opposing sid eof the railway tracks.
This project was commissioned in the late 80s and completed in 1990. The initial project featured a cable-stayed roof supporting a large plate that acted as a suspended ceiling.
Circulo de Lectores was designed by Enric in 1990 and finished in 1991. Located in the commercial district of 1950s buildings, the Circulo de Lectores is the work of Enric Miralles together with his collaborators Francesc Plà, Joan Callis, Josep Mias and Pep Salló.
This peculiar project was born in 1992, as part of the urban development surrounding the Olympic games of '92. Enric was commissioned to design a series of "pergolas" or awnings that would offer shelter from the sun on the Icaria Avenue.
This project was built as part of the many installations for Barcelona's Olympic Games in 1992. Tir Amb Arc, an archery range, it consisted of two large pavilions made of ceramics, concrete and steelwork.
La Llauna is a school designed for Barcelona's suburban neighborhood of Badalona in 1986. The project is born from merging the industrial character of the preexisting building with its newly installed teaching program.
Designed by Enric together with his first partner Carme Pinós in 1985. The project consists of an elegant civic intervention in Parets del Vallés public square.