Enric Miralles graduated from the Barcelona School of Architecture in 1978. He was professor at Columbia University during 1980.
From 1973 to 1983 he collaborated with Albert Viaplana and Helio Piñón and began his independent career. In his first creative stage, with the architect Carme Pinos, he created some of his most poetic works , as “the Cemetery of Igualada”. Years later, he creates the EMBT studio with his wife, Benedetta Tagliabue. Later they brought together major projects as the new Scottish Parliament.
Miralles was professor of the Barcelona School of Architecture (ETSAB) with the Department of Architecture since 1996, Director and Professor of the lectures in the Städleschule of Frankfurt am Main, since 1990, a professor at Harvard University, in the Chair Kenzo Tange in 1992, visiting professor and lecturer at several universities in the United States, Germany, United Kingdom, Italy, the Netherlands and member of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland. Considered a highly inventive architect, she is defined as the enfant terrible of Spanish architecture. He died prematurely in Sant Feliu de Codines, in July 2000, the high point of his career.