News: New docu-series about Professor Isasi’s classes

Justo Isasi, Professor at Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid: “We architects think in lines, that is, musicians think in notes, painters in colors and those who who write think in arguments. But we, almost inevitably, have to think of lines. So this lesson is mostly about Intelligence and Imagination. And for that, we have to make lines … ”

This is the first episode of a series of 6 videos titled “Pensar a rayas/ Thinking in lines”. It is an initiative by Angel Borrego Cubero and produced voluntarily and non-profit by OSS in collaboration with ETSAM. The series will be disseminated with the collaboration of Plataforma Arquitectura and Archdaily.

 

News: 4th Prize at competition Espacio Mahou

The entry “Mensaje en una botella” (Message in a bottle) by Office for Strategic Spaces won the 4th Prize  in the competition for the upcoming Espacio Mahou, organized by Mahou San Miguel with the collaboration of the Architects’ Association from Madrid (COAM). Out of 160 entries, 5 offices only were selected as finalists to go to the second stage of the competition, Office for Strategic Spaces – OSS being one of the five.

Credits. A project by Office for Strategic Spaces/ Author: Ángel Borrego Cubero/ Architecture Team: Ana Isabel Alonso, Pablo Fernández Cueto, Belén Relloso/ Consultants: Xavier Aguilo – BAC (structure), Alex Ivancic- Aiguasol (sustainability)
Jesús Cerezo – Envolventes Arquitectónicas (glass)

News: Nomination at the European Architecture Prize Mies van der Rohe

The Cultural Factory Matadero Madrid, whose design and construction have been achieved by Angel Borrego Cubero along with his Office for Strategic Spaces, was nominated to the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture Mies van der Rohe 2015.

News: Director of workshop at TEC Monterrey

Next week (September 22nd – 26th 2014) we are going to take part at the Innovative Week of the TEC Monterrey – Campus Guadalajara, in Mexico. Angel Borrego Cubero will lead the Taller Vertical “@Campus2030” organized by the School of Architecture. On this occasion there will be a private screening of “The Competition” addressed to the TEC’s students.

News: First Prize at Madrid Architects’ Association Awards

Angel Borrego Cubero was awarded the 1st Prize COAM’14 (Madrid Architects Association)  for his documentary “The Competition”: “(..) The great interest of this documentary work lies not only in the fact it gives information about the procedures and tools of architecture competitions, but it also builds a complex, and uncomfortable, cinematic story that encourages reflection and discussion, on the real interest of Architecture “star-system” as well as the suitability of this type of competition to satisfy the real needs of society (Emilio Tuñón, Bill of COAM’14 Awards)

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