Perched on a Portuguese Hilltop, an Inspiring Studio Lets Creativity Take Flight

Architecture firm Madeiguincho found inventive uses for windows and wood to craft a space for creating—or just relaxing.
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Before Covid shut almost everything down, artist Amélia Marta of Cascais, Portugal, used to rent studio space in various local workshops. But when the pandemic struck, like people the world over, she was forced to get flexible and began working out of her living room. It wasn’t ideal. "I was limited in terms of tools and space—not to mention the mess I was making," she says.

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