Our project “La Carbonería” has been honored with the INMOMAT Award in the rehabilitation category. This project involves the restoration of a listed housing block, recognized as the oldest in Barcelona’s iconic neighborhood Eixample. The INMOMAT Awards seek to be the public recognition for outstanding initiatives in the real estate sector and are presented during the INMOMAT Real Estate Congress, organized by MATCOAM, the Construction Department of the COAM Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos de Madrid (Madrid Architects Association).
The jury was chaired by Sigfrido Herráez, dean of COAM, and formed by Maria José Piccio-Marchetti, General Director of Housing and Rehabilitation of the Community of Madrid; Jorge Ginés Franco, Managing Director of ASPRIMA (Association of Real Estate Developers of Madrid); María Eugenia del Río Villar, COAM secretary; Angel Hernández Espada, member of the COAM Governing Board; Mariano García Hoyos, Director of Sustainability at HOLCIM Spain.
We share this award with the project promoter, Lesing LWP Spain, an exceptional client; the architect Montserrat Farrés, local collaborator; the engineering team of Guillem Baraut Bover from SOCOTEC Spain – BAC; the sustainability consultant Aleksandar Ivancic from Aiguasol; the technical architect Xavier Aumedes; and the restoration expert Cristina Thió i Lluch.
Factoría Cultural at Matadero Madrid has been included in the Open House Madrid’17 program, within the MADE in ETSAM tour. The visit is scheduled for October 1 at 12:00h and will be guided by Angel Borrego Cubero, author of the space design.
Factoría Cultural en el Matadero Madrid (Cultural Factory at the Contemporary Art Center El Matadero) is one of the 20 shortlisted buildings at the XIII Bienal Española de Arquitectura y Urbanismo. There were 449 entries from which the jury selected 22 awards, 20 shortlisted and 59 selected buildings. Photo: Simona Rota
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)
Ángel Borrego Cubero has been awarded the COAM Award’15 with Special Mention for his work Factoría Cultural, an creative industries hub at Matadero Madrid. The Awards COAM are annually given by the Architects’ Association from Madrid to the best architecture achievements in the region of Madrid. See here the awarded works.
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.
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)