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Dream homes – everybody has one. From cliff-side modern marvels to majestic traditional mansions and waterside homes with enviable views, a dream house has the elements to elevate your lifestyle. Look through HomeDSGN’s collection of featured dream homes and be inspired for your next upgrade or remodel…or just fantasize about living in them!

Dupli Casa by J. Mayer H.

By • Feb 8, 2012 •  Selected Work 

Berlin-based studio J. Mayer H. has designed the Dupli Casa project.

Completed in August 2008, this 12,800 square foot, three story, contemporary home is located near Ludwigsburg, a city in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

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Amazing Duplex Penthouse in China by Kokaistudios

By • Feb 2, 2012 •  Selected Work 

Shangai-based architectural practice Kokaistudios has recently completed the interior of the House of the Tree, a 6,630 square foot duplex penthouse.

This penthouse apartment is located on the 48th and 49th floors of a luxury residential building in Shenzhen, a major city in the south of Southern China’s Guangdong Province, situated immediately north of Hong Kong.

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2 North Moore by Turett Collaborative Architects

By • Feb 2, 2012 •  Selected Work 

In 2009, architectural studio Turett Collaborative Architects has completed the 2 North Moore project located in New York City, USA.

This exclusive 11,500 square foot contemporary home is made of a new six story structure attached to a renovated historic two story brick building and features a cool indoor lap pool on its sixth floor!

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Gayton Road Residence by Richard Paxton

By • Jan 27, 2012 •  Selected Work 

Discreetly located in Hampstead Village, an area of North London, UK, the Gayton Road residence is a 6,400 square foot, five bedroom contemporary home that was designed by renowned architect Richard Paxton and his business-partner wife Heidi Locher.

According to TheModernHouse brokers, the house revolves around a “spectacular 40ft double-volume reception room. This room has two retractable glass rooflights which, when open, transform the space into an open-air courtyard.

Running alongside is a dramatic custom-made glass swimming pool.”

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Howie’s Homestay by Bensley Architects

By • Jan 19, 2012 •  Selected Work 

Howie’s HomeStay is “an exclusive sanctuary of complete serenity” located in Chieng Mai, Thailand.

Designed by Bensley Architects and neighboring the world-famous Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai, this resort residence is a striking collection of seven residential pavilions tucked away among four acres of verdant tropical gardens, rippling streams and water gardens.

The property is comprised of seven main structures ­including living, dining, master bedroom suite, studio and three private guest pavilions,­ as well as three additional salas.

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Iconic “Urban Retreat” in New York city by Paul Rudolph

By • Jan 12, 2012 •  Selected Work 

In the 1960s, architect Paul Rudolph transformed this 19th-century carriage house located in Manhattan’s Upper East Side in New York city, USA, into a four story modern home.

According to Architectural Digest, the residence, “commissioned by a real-estate lawyer, was later sold to fashion designer Halston, who used the living room to host bacchanals for his famous friends.

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The Lake House by Mark Dziewulski Architect

By • Jan 12, 2012 •  Selected Work 

San Francisco-based studio Mark Dziewulski Architect has designed the Cliff House project, referred to as “The Lake House” by its present owners.

Started in June 2006 and completed in February 2010, this 8,694 square foot five story contemporary home all made of steal, concrete and glass features four bedroom, four bathroom, a glass elevator, a six level glass stairwell and of course a private pier.

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Contemporary Bauhaus on the Carmel by Pitsou Kedem Architects

By • Nov 22, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Tel Aviv-based studio Pitsou Kedem Architects has sent us photos of the Contemporary Bauhaus on the Carmel project.

Recently completed, this 5,900 square foot two story contemporary home is located in the center of a historic avenue in Haifa’s French Carmel neighborhood, Israel.

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Custom Private Home in British Columbia by David Tyrell Architecture

By • Nov 20, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Vancouver-based studio David Tyrell Architecture has completed this custom private home near Kelowna, a city on Okanagan Lake in the Okanagan Valley, in the southern interior of British Columbia, Canada.

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Cascading Creek House by Bercy Chen Studio

By • Nov 8, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Bercy Chen Studio has sent us photos of the Cascading Creek House project, a single-family residence located in Texas, USA.

Recently completed, this 11,796 square foot contemporary home incorporates multiple green system components including photovoltaics, rainwater collection and hydronic heating and cooling.

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Static House by TWS & Partners

By • Oct 17, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Jakarta-based studio TWS & Partners has completed the Static House project in 2010.

This 7,530 square foot contemporary residence is located in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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House 20 by Jolson Architecture

By • Oct 13, 2011

Melbourne-based studio Jolson Architecture has sent us photos of the House 20 project.

Completed in 2010, this three-story contemporary residence is located in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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Blue Jay Way Residence by McClean Design

By • Oct 10, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Californian studio McClean Design has sent us photos of the Blue Jay Way Residence project.

Completed in 2008, this 6,800 square foot house built by Corr Contemporary Homes is located in Los Angeles, California, USA.

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Cove Way House by Bedmar and Shi

By • Sep 26, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Singapore-based studio Bedmar and Shi has completed the Cove Way House project in 2010.

This 8,212 square foot contemporary residence is located Sentosa Island, a popular island resort in Singapore.

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Hilltop Compound in Bel Air by Landry Design Group

By • Sep 16, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Los-Angeles-based studio Landry Design Group has completed the Hilltop Compound project.

This 40,000 square foot, 28 bedroom compound sits on a 1.5 acres of land in Bel Air, an affluent residential community in the hills of the Westside of the city of Los Angeles, California.

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Spectacular Penthouse in Chelsea

By • Sep 13, 2011 •  Selected Work 

This 4,675 square foot luxury penthouse is located in “100 11th Avenue”, a residential tower designed by French architect Jean Nouvel in Chelsea, a neighborhood on the West Side of Manhattan in New York City.

according to Douglas Elliman, “with 360 degree views of Manhattan and the Hudson River down to the Statue of Liberty, this is the jewel in the crown that is Jean Nouvel’s iconic masterpiece.

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$10 Million Duplex Penthouse in Astor Place Tower

By • Aug 30, 2011 •  Selected Work 

The Astor Place Tower is a 21-story mixed use commercial and residential condominium containing 13,000 square feet of retail space and 39 museum–quality architectural loft residences.

Designed by Charles Gwathmey and Robert Siegel and completed in 2006, the “sculpture for living” is located on one of New York City’s primary urban squares at the intersection of Lafayette Street, Astor Place and Fourth Avenue.

This 4,411 square foot duplex penthouse located on the 17th and 18th floors of the building features three bedrooms, four and a half bathrooms, a 664 square foot mezzanine and a 538 square foot terrace on the upper floor with unparalleled views of Manhattan!

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