• Working with artisans

    Cork is one of the predominant materials in the renovation of the fitness club Kalorias Linda-a-Velha. After the TASA cork lamps and cork-lined walls and ceilings, the cork benches for the reception area arrived – work of the artisan …

     
    May 16, 2014
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  • TANTO MAR exhibit – estúdio AMATAM review

    Inaugurated last March 21st, the exhibition TANTO MAR – Portuguese’s outside Portugal, at the CCB [South Garage – architecture exhibitions] reveals several projects of different authors, advocated to the theme of social involv …

     
    April 11, 2014
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  • Rustic handles

    What started as a simple task – to define and choose fittings for a wooden door – soon revealed itself as a complex and intricate challenge.  In our search for a handle, we were advised to visit some hardware stores in downtown …

     
    January 20, 2014
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  • Lost and Found

    When we are following the recovery of a building there are constant surprises . Sometimes we encounter true museum findings when we least expect, which are objects, waiting for decades for someone to notice them. But for this to happen we m …

     
    January 14, 2014
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  • The place of traditional arts in the present moment

    Friday. We left Almada and headed south, Loulé. While we were appreciating the view simultaneously our minds were getting set for the later event – a table full of experienced personalities willing to share their knowledge, plus an e …

     
    October 21, 2013
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