Factoría Cultural in Matadero Madrid / Office for Strategic Spaces

© Simona Rota

Architects: Office for Strategic Spaces
Location: Paseo de la Chopera, 14, 28045 , , Spain
Architect In Charge: Angel Borrego Cubero
Area: 484.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Simona Rota

Video: ‘The Competition’ Trailer

-based architect Angel Borrego Cubero of (OSS) has directed and produced the first documentary focused on the tense process that often 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.