Architect: Enric Miralles

Writing Prize 2020: To Measure a Croissant

Writing Prize 2020: To Measure a Croissant

By Emily Priest

‘Through modesty, restraint, and measured discipline, immeasurable delights are made possible.’     James Corner, Taking Measures Across the American Landscape (1996) C. To measure a croissant, we might: 1.1 Evaluate all ingredients involved: flour, sugar, milk, yeast, salt and butter. 1.2 Count the number of folds the butter and dough must… Read More

Enric Miralles: La Gran Casa

Enric Miralles: La Gran Casa

By Javier Contreras

Few projects better represent Enric Miralles’ first stance towards architectural drawing than his own final degree project, La Gran Casa (The Large House), which he worked on with Marciá Codinachs and submitted to the Barcelona School of Architecture in 1978. Seven drawings, each about the size of a bed sheet (118.80 × 237.60 cm), define… Read More