about

In cumulolimbo studio we produce architecture, interior design, research, urban actions, design and construction of small objects, furniture, scenographies, installations, relational systems and urban projects, textiles, pattern construction, fashion, edition, illustration, small publications, writings, teaching and workshops, poetic actions and any other experiment that allows us to face the world from as many perspectives as possible.

Natalia Matesanz Ventura has a professional degree in Architecture from the Alcalá de Henares School of Architecture, she was granted to complete an MA course in Advanced Architectural Projects at Madrid School of Architecture, ETSAM in 2013 where she is now a PhD candidate.

Natalia is currently a visiting researchr student in UC Berkeley, California, completing her PhD thesis at the College of Environmental Design, granted by the Polytechnical School of Madrid. Her research focuses on the emotional relationship between contemporary landscape, rebel bodies, and urban space and their consequent role in urban innovation. Currently she working in one of her case studys #SFqueerspatialities. Her articles has been published in academical journals and her work about  #May68Paris is exhibited in the Architectural Biennale di Venezia.

In 2017, she was granted by the Injuve for young Creation and Talent Organization for the project  #Weird Space, part of the experimental plattform X-cenas Urbanas. The project, developed together with Ana Olmedo and Elena Águila, creates urban actions with a dinner format, understood as a method to improve creativity and artistic exploration. The project X-cenas is catalogued in the Arquia Próxima digital archive. Natalia was first price and finalist in several architectural international competitions and finalist for the New York research grant from COAM institution in Madrid with her project #The Slumincubator, that explores the architectures of the community gardens in Loisaida, New York city.

Natalia has worked for many architectural firms in Madrid such as Burgos&Garrido Architects, EAS Estudio Álvarez Sala, Carlos Arroyo Architects, Jaramillo & Kreisler, Ángel Verdasco Architects. She has also collaborated with different Spanish collectives such as Basurama, Zuloark or Paisaje Transversal in participative and collective projects. She is one of the co-founders of the project El Campo de Cebada social and multidisciplinary urban project in Madrid born in 2011.

Se was a teaching assistant from 2013 to 2015 at Architectural Projects Teaching Unit in ETSAM and from 2013 to 2015 she worked at the Architectural Projects Department as coordinator of the ETSAM Undergraduate Final Projects. While driving her own architectural practice,

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cumulolimbo studio is one of the creators of Espacio Ucrania, a creative co-working space located in the city center of Madrid.