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Dream Home

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!

The Kona Residence by Belzberg Architects

By • Apr 3, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Santa Monica-based studio Belzberg Architects has designed the Kona Residence in Hawaii, in collaboration with interior design studio MLK Studio.

This 8,000 square-foot dream house was completed in 2010 and won the Freestanding House 2010 Award from Interior Design magazine.

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Brody House, a Modernist Residence by Archibald Quincy Jones

By • Apr 2, 2011 •  Selected Work 

This gated masterpiece is situated on 2.3 acres in Holmby Hills, one the three most exclusive neighborhoods of Los Angeles, California.

Designed in 1949 by famous local architect Archibald Quincy Jones, this essay of modernist glamor highlights the renaissance of two movements presiding over architectural thinking today: Mid-Century modern & Hollywood modern.

The 11,511 square foot residence was offered at $24,950,000 in June 2010, and sold six months later for $14,888,000…

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The Glass Pavilion, an ultramodern house by Steve Hermann

By • Mar 30, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Known for his modern designs, Los-Angeles-based architect Steve Hermann has completed The Glass Pavilion in 2010.

Located on a three-and-a-half acres lot in Santa Barbara, California, the 13,875 square foot luxury home features five bedrooms, five-and-a-half bathrooms, a kitchen with a wine room and an art gallery that displays the architect’s vintage car collection.

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Casa Son Vida 1 by tecArchitecture and Marcel Wanders Studio

By • Mar 29, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Casa Son Vida 1 is a world class modern luxury residence designed by tecArchitecture in collaboration with interior design studio Marcel Wanders Studio.

The 8,600 square foot home is located near Palma de Mallorca in the exclusive Son Vida community.

Casa Son Vida 1 is the first of six villas planned on the Mallorca Island by developer Cosmopolitan Estates.

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Contemporary Waterfront Home in Sanctuary Cove

By • Mar 25, 2011 •  Selected Work 

This contemporary house is located in Sanctuary Cove, a gated community in the suburb of Hope Island in the Gold Coast area of Queensland, Australia.

The hilltop on which it is situated offers beautiful panoramas of the water and yachts in Sanctuary Cove.

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Tangga House by Guz Architects

By • Mar 23, 2011 •  Selected Work 

The Tangga House is another Singapore’s dream home designed by Guz Architects.

Completed in 2009, the 7,663 square foot residence is located in Holland Village, an elite district of Singapore that is famous amongst the expatriate community.

The luxury single-family home gives the owners the opportunity to live in harmony and comfort with nature, in Singapore’s hot tropical climate.

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Wonderful Beach Home in Carpinteria

By • Mar 22, 2011 •  Selected Work 

This exceptional beach home built in 1979 was completely remodeled in 2008.

Located on the beach front in Carpinteria along Southern California’s “Gold Coast”, the 5,979 square foot, five bedroom, six 1/2 bathroom residence offers expansive walls of glass which showcase breathtaking views of the gently curving sandy beach at Padaro Lane.

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Villa Dirickz: A Modern Castle in Brussels

By • Mar 20, 2011 •  Selected Work 

The Villa Dirickz is located in Sint-Genesius-Rode, a city on the periphery of Brussels, Belgium.

The Villa was built by famous Belgian Architect Marcel Leborgne, a pioneer of contemporary architecture and one of the founders of Modernism in Belgium.

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Joc House, a Dream Home in South Africa by Nico van der Meulen Architects

By • Mar 16, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Johannesburg-based studio Nico van der Meulen Architects has designed the Joc House, a 9,600 square foot villa for a mature couple.

The luxury residence sits on a 26 and a half acres parcel of land on a northern slope in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Blue Jay Residence Interior by Lori Dennis

By • Mar 16, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Lori Dennis has designed the interior of the Blue Jay Residence, located just above the Sunset Strip in one of the prestigious “Bird Streets” of Hollywood Hills in Los Angeles.

Walls of glass in every room open to patios and balconies throughout and out to sensational views from Downtown to the Ocean.

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Almondel Residence by Mcleod Bovell

By • Mar 13, 2011

The Almondel Residence was designed in 2009 by Lisa Bovell of Mcleod Bovell.

Located in West Vancouver, British Columbia in Canada, this 7,260 square foot luxury house took over three years to design and build after the existing home was brought down to its foundations.

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The Meera House by Guz Architects

By • Mar 11, 2011 •  Selected Work 

The Meera House is another Singapore’s dream home designed by Guz Architects.

This house is located on a new housing estate on the island of Sentosa adjacent to Singapore.

The plots are not large and neighboring buildings are built close to the sides of each house.

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Phenomenal Five-Story Penthouse in Tribeca

By • Mar 11, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Have you ever dream to own a townhouse in the sky? Well I bet for most of us, this dream won’t ever come true.

But if you have 28 million dollars to spare, you might consider buying this five-story 10,911 square foot penthouse in the heart of Tribeca in New York City.

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Lookout House by Ike Kligerman Barkley Architects

By • Mar 7, 2011

Ike Kligerman Barkley Architects recently completed a gut renovation and extension of this single-family luxury residence.

Located in Fairfield County, Connecticut, the Lookout House, as a sustainable project, integrates geothermal heating and cooling systems, renewable materials like bamboo floors and eco-friendly paints and finishes.

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523 Calle Noche del Luna Dream Coastal House by Ronald Zürcher

By • Mar 6, 2011

Built for comfort and relaxation, this 15,000 square foot palace with 12,000 square feet under roof was designed by world-renowned architect and Costa Rican native son, Ronald Zürcher.

The house is located within the exclusive Peninsula Papagayo Resort on Costa Rica’s northern-Pacific Guanacaste coastline.

Special features include a beach-entry infinity pool, fully integrated smart home system and the freedom to open the home completely for indoor / outdoor living.

This luxury vacation house includes four bedrooms, four and a half baths.

There’s probably no better spot to feel the tropical ocean breezes while watch a parade of lazy yachts visiting the Peninsula Papagayo’s marina than right here!

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Brentwood Luxury Residence by Belzberg Architects

By • Mar 2, 2011

The Brentwood Residence is an impressive 12,000 square foot contemporary home designed by Belzberg Architects in collaboration with interior design studio MLK Studio.

Located in Los Angeles, California, this luxury two-story residence features large glazed walls, a tennis field, a generous swimming pool and a guest house.

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Villa Valentina: a Luxury Residence in Miami Beach

By • Mar 1, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Villa Valentina is a luxury rental residence located in Miami Beach, Florida.

Valentina boasts a commanding bay side view of Miami, which can be admired from the villa’s large, panoramic windows and multi-level terraces.

A stunning vanishing-edge pool subtly blends into the horizon.

The clean contemporary lines of Valentina’s exterior give way to a spectacularly appointed interior.

An open floor plan with an atrium ceiling creates a sprawling living and dining area, complete with one-of-a-kind furniture pieces, exquisite art, and an ultra-modern gourmet kitchen. On the upper level, guests will find 6 spacious bedrooms of modern design.

Each bedroom is accompanied by an ultra-contemporary en-suite bathroom offering amazing views of the bay.

Villa Valentina can be booked for $6,000 to $11,000 per day, depending on the season, which is outrageously overpriced compared to other high end vacation homes!

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