Two Storey Weekend House by Andreas Martin-Löf Arkitekter

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The architect Andreas Martin-Löf Arkitekter had small steep hillside plot to deal with in addition to the original construct that had gone under reconstruction – but the final result is not only light and elegantly looking retreat but also a dwelling sustained in the best traditions of Scandinavian simplicity, high quality of living premises and contemporary freshness of design.








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SOURCE: http://designyoutrust.com/2015/09/two-storey-weekend-house-by-andreas-martin-lof-arkitekter/

Longest Glass Bridge Ever Just Opened in China and Tourists are Terrified to Walk It

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Walking among the clouds is technologically infeasible, but glass bridge is a close second. The longest walkway just opened in Shiniuzhai Geopark in Chinese province of Hunan. It’s about 984 feet / 300 meters long and 590 feet / 180 meters high. It’s both the world’s longest glass bridge.

Many of pictures show visitors struck with terror. The bridge was converted from wood by 11 engineers using planes of glass 25 times stronger than regular window glass.

It’s build to withstand impact, but tourists are issued special protective footwear. The bridge connects the two peaks of Stone Buddha Mountain. There’s a longer bridge under construction, click here to check it out.





Via Demilked, Shanghaiist

SOURCE: http://designyoutrust.com/2015/09/longest-glass-bridge-ever-just-opened-in-china-and-tourists-are-terrified-to-walk-it/

Anne Aarsland’s Artistic Apartment, Frederiksberg, Denmark

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Iconic artists like Robert Jacobsen, Sven Dalsgaard and Asger Jorn and designers such as Arne Jacobsen and Aalto were wonderfully combined with younger artists to create a uniform environment.

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SOURCE: http://designyoutrust.com/2015/09/anne-aarslands-artistic-apartment-frederiksberg-denmark/

Cube House by Viktoriya Yakusha

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Project: Cube House. Location: Bucha, Kiev oblast, Ukraine, 200 sq.m














SOURCE: http://designyoutrust.com/2015/09/cube-house-by-viktoriya-yakusha/

The Edge by Charles Wright

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THE EDGE is aptly named – this fabulous home is very edgy. Set high up and floating among the trees with the best view Port Douglas has to offer. The Master Bedroom with double walk in large his and her dressing rooms and bathrooms overlooks the canterlevered concrete and granite day bed which floats on the balcony beside the 10 metre infinity lap pool and infinity pond.




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SOURCE: http://designyoutrust.com/2015/09/the-edge-by-charles-wright/

Palazzo Mongiò dell’ Elefante della Torre

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The palaces of the past become the ruins of the present, and the ruins of the present get remodeled into nice homes for the future.

The restoration of a 1723 Palazzo in Galatina, Puglia, Italy provides a perfect example of the good that can come from adaptive attitude, where after over 50 years of neglect its interior was converted into a modern loft by the firm Pizzinini Scolari ComunicAzione in 2013.



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SOURCE: http://designyoutrust.com/2015/09/palazzo-mongio-dell-elefante-della-torre/

Lake House by Frederico Valsassina

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The Lake House, designed by renowned Portuguese architect Frederico Valsassina, is one of the luxury homes featuring Luxevile Properties Collection and it is nowadays one of the most desired houses in Portugal. It is a landmark of Portuguese modern architecture.

Located on the Aroeira Estate, in Caparica, near Lisbon, the house has more than 1500 square meters of plot area, including 900 meters of built area. It has 4 suites and it is completely furnished and equiped, including ameneties such as air conditioning, central heating, surround sound, cable TV, wireless, gym and heated indoor pool.

Located near to the main lake of the golf course, it has stunning views from all sides, thanks to its glass facades that allow residents to contemplate the landscape of the area. Local materials were selected, in order to respect the surrounding areas of the region.

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SOURCE: http://designyoutrust.com/2015/09/lake-house-by-frederico-valsassina/

A Cocoon in a Library

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The city council of Monterrey, Mexico, has commissioned designers from the Anagrama studio designer the adaptation of space in the local library reading room. So architects created a great cozy cocoon from the shelves and books and everyone can sit there comfortably and read a book they want.

“Our mission was to create a space that gives value to the experience of reading. A design-intelligent space was created for the bookshop and library granting value to the reading experience.”

“Our design proposal focuses on creating a space that wraps the reader in. The bookshelves attend more that just their basic function and were designed to simulate a dome that plays with the visual perspective.”

“The stands incorporate a color gradient finish that attributes depth. The illuminated half circle found in the back wall simulates the vanishing point of the structure, creating a perfect balance between color and perspective.”





SOURCE: http://designyoutrust.com/2015/09/a-cocoon-in-a-library/

The Unique Bridge Between Sweden and Denmark

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This is the longest bridge in Europe and also it’s the world’s longest single bridge with a highwayon top and a railway line at the bottom. The bridge is nearly 8 kilometers long and is the sea ordeal between Sweden and Denmark.

Beyond that there was also built a highway running through artificial island Pepparholm and 4-km-long tunnel under the sea. Passing the Oresund strait takes you a total of 16 km and you can see it in the video at the end of this article.







SOURCE: http://designyoutrust.com/2015/09/the-unique-bridge-between-sweden-and-denmark/

Hunting lodge with a roof that “grows out of” landscape

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The hunting lodge is beautifully situated, alone beside a lake in the untouched mountain areas close to Åkrafjorden in the western part of Norway.




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SOURCE: http://designyoutrust.com/2015/09/hunting-lodge-with-a-roof-that-grows-out-of-landscape/