Francisco explains the conservation of biodiversity, the smell of freshly harvested cork and the many advantages of cork as a sustainable building material.
Female pioneers Anahory Almeida re-value traditional crafts in their architectural practice, transforming Portuguese culture from tradition to innovation.
Mizette Nielsen preserves a piece of Portuguese cultural history by keeping alive regional weaver patterns for textile manufacturing with remixed colours.
Emilia's energy immediately fascinates the curious onlooker, passing on her rare knowledge about tapete de Arraiolos, a traditional Portuguese rug technique.
Time stands still at this estate based on a regenerative agroforestry model and organic farming methods with majestic cork trees and organic produce.
Bosna Quilt Werkstatt is real cross-border teamwork: Lucia designs the quilts in Bregenz, Austria and 11 women in Bosnia stitch them together by hand with the most beautiful patterns. The project originated in 1993 in a refugee home in Vorarlberg, during the Bosnia War and has grown ever since.
Christian Wittmann on the social structure of the village he calls home: Friesenhausen. A rural area with a strong sense of community and a strategy for living comfortably together in old age.