The Guardian, Oliver Wainwright

“For anyone with the slightest suspicion of the insidious, futile processes at work behind the glossy façades of the world’s so-called ‘starchitects’, a new documentary by Spanish architect Angel Borrego Cubero makes for compulsive viewing

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El Pais, Anatxu Zabalbeascoa

La película es una lección de historia. Y una posibilidad de plantearse quién y qué decide cómo serán los edificios y qué inmuebles se necesitan y para qué”

(“The film is a history lesson. And a chance to think about who and what decides how the buildings will be and what and for what buildings are needed”)

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ICON, Owen Pritchard

“Angel Borrego Cubero’s wonderfully gossipy film The Competition (…) offers a revealing glimpse of life at a big – name practice”.

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Architectural Record, Laura Mirviss

“[The Competition] offers a rare and comical look at the inner workings of some of the most prestigious firms in the business and sheds light on the ways star architects carefully curate their public images”.

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edgargonzalez.com

“A real ethnographic piece that reveals the intricacies and processes behind the international architectural competitions”

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El Mundo, Enrique Domínguez Uceta

“El encuentro entre el cine y la realidad de la profesión no había incluido hasta el momento una visión tan precisa sobre el proceso de redacción de un proyecto(…)”

(“The encounter between cinema and the reality of the profession had not included so far such an accurate vision on the process of designing (…)”)

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