Fundación Compartir, Cucunubá, Colombia

2011

CUCANUB weave

The first DEED trip to Colombia, a collaboration with the Universidad de los Andes’s Department of Design, which took the form of a feasibility study focused on a possible expansion to Bogotá and its surrounding region. We spent full days at the university, meeting design students and faculty; took a trip to Cucunubá to meet a community of wool weavers; and held a debriefing and brainstorming session at the end of the week.

Artisan Group
Fundación Compartir

 

Students
Mary Handsaker, Parsons, Integrated Design
Jessica Celano, Parsons, Integrated Design
Jenny Groza, New School for Public Engagement, Urban Policy Analysis and Management
Katharina Glaser, New School for Public Engagement, International Affairs
Amy Kiska, Parsons, Design and Management
Irina Saakyan, New School for Public Engagement, International Affairs
Melissa Holmes, New School for Public Engagement, Urban Policy Analysis and Management

 

Faculty
Cynthia Lawson, Associate Professor of Integrated Design, Parsons
Fabiola Berdiel, Director, International Field Program, The New School

 

Funding Support
Parsons School of Design Strategies

 

Special Thanks / Partners
Universidad de los Andes’ Department of Design

 

Resources and Links
Universidad de los Andes’ Department of Design

 

Spring Break in Colombia

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We are thrilled to be visiting Colombia this week with a team of 7 students and 2 faculty.  We received funding from Parsons‘ School of Design Strategies to conduct a feasibility study to figure out if we should expand our DEED efforts to Bogotá and the surrounding area and in … Continued