Archinect - News 2014-09-18T13:49:48-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/84291195/benedetta-tagliabue-wins-2013-riba-jencks-award Benedetta Tagliabue wins 2013 RIBA Jencks Award Justine Testado 2013-10-16T12:59:00-04:00 >2013-11-27T17:34:41-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/m4/m4kqlt0esx94ipxz.jpg" width="514" height="471" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Benedetta Tagliabue, the head architect of <a href="http://www.mirallestagliabue.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Miralles Tagliabue EMBT</a> in Barcelona, has been selected as the recipient of the 2013 RIBA Jencks Award. Architectural theorist and writer Charles Jencks of the judging panel made the announcement on Oct. 16. The Jencks Award is given every year to an individual who has recently made a major international contribution to both the theory and practice of architecture.</p> <p> Tagliabue will receive the award on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at the RIBA in London, where she will also give a public lecture, chaired by Charles Jencks. To purchase tickets for the event, click <a href="http://www.architecture.com/WhatsOn/Talks/Events/2013/Autumn/2013RIBAJencksAwardLecture.aspx" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.<br><br><strong>From the RIBA press release:</strong></p> <p> "Benedetta Tagliabue studied architecture at the Istituto di Architettura di Venezia (IUAV) and is now director of architecture firm Miralles Tagliabue EMBT, founded in 1994 in collaboration with Enric Miralles, and based in Barcelona and Shanghai. Benedetta&rsquo;s studio works in the fields of architecture, design of public spaces, rehabilitation, interior and ...</p>