Benedetta Tagliabue graduated in architecture from the IUAV University in Venice and is the director of the international architecture firm Miralles Tagliabue EMBT, founded in 1994 in collaboration with Enric Miralles, with branches in Barcelona, Shanghai and Paris.
Some of her most important projects include the Scottish Parliament Building in Edinburgh, Diagonal Mar Park, the Santa Caterina market in Barcelona, the Campus Universitario de Vigo and the Spanish Pavilion at the 2010 Shanghai World Expo, which won the prestigious RIBA International “Best International Building of 2011” award.
Current projects include the Fudan University Business School in Shanghai, office towers in Xiamen and Taichung, HafenCity public spaces in Hamburg, Germany and the Clichy-Montfermeil metro station in Paris, France (1st prize in competition), and the Naples Central Metro Station in Italy, among others.
Her practice works in the fields of architecture, public space planning, interiors and industrial design.
Benedetta Tagliabue holds visiting professorships at a number of leading universities including Harvard University and Columbia University and is a regular speaker at architecture conferences. She also sits on various international competition juries, including the Pritzker Prize jury.