Miralles, Enric Moya

Miralles, Enric Moya

(1955–2000)
Spanish Catalan architect who in 1993 formed a new practice with his wife, the Italian architect Benedetta Tagliabue, under the name EMBT Architects. Their most important project was the Scottish Parliament Building in Edinburgh. The independent architectural language of Miralles can be difficult to classify in terms of contemporary architecture. It is influenced by Spanish architects, such as Alejandro de la Sota, José Antonio Coderch and Josep Maria Jujol, and also by international greats such as Le Corbusier, Louis Kahn, and Alvar Aalto, as well as the Russian Constructivist movement of the early 20th century.