Updating of lifestyles on a domestic scale. Huellas by Cumulolimbo Studio

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Cumulolimbo Studio.- Natalia Matesanz Ventura. 
Locksmith.- Luis Hernández.
T&V Soluciones.
60 m².
November 2019.
Carpentry.- Ruaza.
Street Jorge Juan 74, Madrid, Spain.

Natalia Matesanz, Cumulolimbo Studio

Natalia Matesanz Ventura, is the director of the Cumulolimbo Studio. Architect by the Escuela Superior de Alcalá de Henares in 2011. She was awarded a scholarship by the Spanish Ministry, she completed the Master of Advanced Architectural Projects at the Escuela de Arquitectura de Madrid, UPM in 2013, where she is currently doing her PhD in Architectural Projects.

Currently at the University of Berkeley, California, Natalia develops her project #SFqueerspatialities, granted by the Polytechnic University of Madrid. His research works position dissident construction practices originated in inter-personal relationships as an engine of urban innovation. Her articles have been published in different academic journals and his works on the spatiality of # Mayo68parisino exhibited at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2018. Natalia has been the first prize and finalist of several international competitions as well as the Arquia New York 2018 research grant with his project #The Slum incubator, focused on the architectures of the community gardens of New York City.

She has worked for various architectural offices such as Burgos & Garrido Arquitectos, EAS Estudio Álvarez Sala, Carlos Arroyo Architects, Jaramillo & Kreisler Bau Obras, or Ángel Verdasco Arquitectos. Between 2010 and 2014 he collaborates with different Spanish groups such as Basurama, Pez Estudio, Zuloark and Paisaje Transversal in participatory urban projects. It is in fact one of the co-founders of the Campo de Cebada project, a collective urban project born in 2011 with a great impact on the dynamics of self-construction in Madrid.

From June 2013 to June 2016, he was working in the Department of Architecture Projects of the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid, in charge of coordinating the Final Career Projects of the school and its Master.

In September 2013, he founded the research magazine Displacements: an X’scape journal together with other colleagues in order to shorten the distances between the research field and the informal practices of the discipline. In the summer of 2014, he created and designed his current Espacio Ukraine office together with 12 other colleagues, and is currently carrying out his doctoral thesis supervised by Juan Miguel Hernández León and Federico Soriano Peláez (ETSAM).



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