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Video: 'The Competition' Trailer

Madrid-based architect Angel Borrego Cubero of Office for Strategic Spaces (OSS) has directed and produced the first documentary focused on the tense process that characterizes an architectural competition. Appropriately titled The Competition, the film captures a fascinating account on how five world renowned architects - Jean Nouvel, Frank Gehry, Dominique Perrault, Zaha Hadid and Norman Foster - “toil, struggle and strategize to beat the competition.” The premise is based on a nearly forgotten, 2008 competition for a new National Museum of Art of Andorra, a small Pyrenees country nestled between Spain and France, which has yet to be realized. 

The Competition is expected to debut in late 2013. Updates will be available on OSS’s website and facebook.

Video Credits:

Production by: Office for Strategic Spaces (OSS)

Director and Producer: Angel Borrego Cubero

Technical Director and Editor: Simon Lund

Assistants to Edition: Gaël Urzáiz, Cristina Hortigüela

Funding and Collaborations: Fundación Arte y Derecho, Govern d’Andorra, Lord Culture, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Ateliers Jean Nouvel, Dominique Perrault Architecture, Zaha Hadid Architects, Gehry Partners

Cite:Karissa Rosenfield. "Video: 'The Competition' Trailer" 26 Apr 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/334127/video-the-competition-trailer/>