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About

Cumulus founded in 1990 is an organization that serves art, design, education and research with participating institutions at the highest level in the world. An environment which enables the transfer of knowledge and best practices, allowing its members to create networks and contacts in flexible and dynamic forums, promoting cooperation and innovation.

Cumulus has 280 members from 56 different countries. The Faculty of Architecture and Design at Universidad de los Andes has been part of Cumulus since 2013. Los Andes will host Cumulus 2019 opening a space in Latin America to unfold the role of design in these diverse, changing territories and in the process of transformation. Cumulus 2019 will be the space where specific views on complex situations will be debated and where novel and disruptive perspectives will be proposed.

Cumulus has 280 members
from 56 different countries.

Universidad de los Andes, founded in 1948 is ranked as the best university in Colombia and the fifth in Latin America (according to the QS range). It is a University that has transformed the country, promoting social impact research.

The Faculty is composed of two departments: Architecture and Design, founded in 1948 and 1994 respectively. An academic professional and administrative team of the highest level together will welcome visitors of Cumulus 2019.

The Faculty’s academic program tracks and structures have evolved to allow courses to adapt to the development of disciplines, technologies and social realities of the region. Cumulus 2019 will be a window displaying interests, supporting the new academic, cooperation, creation and research alliances.

Universidad de los Andes has approximately 15,000 students, more than 1,000 are international.

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