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AT HOME IN THE WORLD
In honour of summer, of freedom, of home, and of familiar territory left unexplored, we embarked on a road trip to explore the beauty of Portugal and to reimagine the concept of home.
RESIDENCY AT PALÁCIO DO COMÉRCIO
Palácio do Comércio lives as a shining example of the best of Portuguese architecture and craftsmanship.
A CONVERSATION WITH MARGARIDA ADÓNIS OF FABRICAAL
“Over the last 25 years there was only one factory, only 4 weavers that have been doing every Manta Alentejana we know.”
MANUEL AIRES MATEUS ON SÃO MAMEDE HOUSE
“The idea was to understand what the place was asking for and try to learn from the pre-existing conditions to design.” 
A CONVERSATION WITH ABOIM INGLEZ ARQUITECTOS
Their design process involves carefully analysing the property “the landscape, the place, the environment” and working to reinforce it.
ECO DESIGN: A CONVERSATION WITH EMMA OLBERS
“I feel a strong feeling for the environment and doing the right thing for that.”
A CONVERSATION WITH JASON MILLER
“I wanted to make work that has the comfort of the old and the freshness of the new.”
A CONVERSATION WITH JOÃO MENDES RIBEIRO
The architecture of João Mendes Ribeiro is where everything intersects: time, where the historic merges with modernity; space, where the landscape and the building are one; and movement, where the inhabitant’s experience is central.
A CONVERSATION WITH MANUEL AIRES MATEUS
“Architecture is about life. It’s about all the possibilities of life. And everything about life could be connected to architecture.”
A CONVERSATION WITH MATTHEW HILTON
“I like the mark of age on things. Things you allow to get a bit worn are much easier to live with and I think they gain some value somehow, just by their being around a long time."