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Puppeteers House by REDO

In a house nestled in a labyrinth — the bucolic neighbourhood of a small village, sinuous and organic, teeming with green — the firm REDO architects has created a study in contrasts, one that echoes the uniqueness of these surroundings. Everything in this village near Colares (in Sintra, Portugal, just outside of Lisbon) is on a small scale, even if the views — street-corner glimpses of the Atlantic Ocean, blue and vigorous — hint at vastness. The home itself speaks of both the intimate and the grand. It belongs to the third and fourth generations of the family that gave the Puppeteers neighbourhood its name. As the family tells it, the patriarch was a puppet-maker who fell in love with a woman here and decided to stay.

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All the Home’s a Stage in REDO’s Puppeteers House

A Lisbon home is transformed into the perfect backdrop for the descendants of a local puppeteer.

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