• Matadero Theatre and Film Library by ch+qs Arquitectos | Madrid, Spain.

    Posted on 23rd March, by Dana Tomić Hughes in architecture, interior design. 3 Comments


    Waaah waaah weee waaah!! Design awesomeness alert. Say what – Madrid again? But of-course! That city is flooded with seriously sexy architecture I tell ya. So much design goodness.

    Designed by the talented folks at ch+qs architects (I previously blogged about their extremely awesome Hub Offices project), this library, film set and two movie theatres represent the new space dedicated to the world of non-fiction cinema at the Matadero cultural complex.



    This has to be one of the most exciting, theatrical, dramatic and dynamic public buildings I have seen in a while (actually, probably since visiting Madrid last year – ha! Do I sound like a wanker? Probably.)

    All the floors, walls and ceilings are clad in black timber boards with a lovely satin finish, which reflect just a hint of light delivered via the “tapestry” of woven plastic tubes with beautiful warm lighting. I love the way certain hero elements glow in the space, yet the overall mood feels perfectly balanced between the shadows of black and the vibrance of light.

    Extreme love!


    [Via thecoolist & knstrct. Photography by FG+SG.]

  • 3 Responses to “Matadero Theatre and Film Library by ch+qs Arquitectos | Madrid, Spain.”

    1. Gemma says:


      Seriously hot…

    2. Lost for words…

      A beautiful mix of brilliant photography and an amazingly cool/impressive/awesomely designed space.

    3. Lili says:

      Fantastic place!!! Nice pictures!!

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