In 1992, Enric Miralles founded his architectural firm with his wife Benedetta Tagliabue. Together, they have designed several award-winning buildings in cities throughout Europe. Since 1978 Miralles held various teaching positions at his alma mater in Barcelona. In addition to her role as partner in EMBT, Benedetta Tagliabue has lectured and taught courses at architectural schools all over the world. Since Miralles’s death in 2000 she has headed the firm.