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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!

Ocean House in Hawaii by Olson Kundig Architects

By • Feb 22, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Olson Kundig Architects have completed the Ocean House project on the Big Island in Hawaii and were kind enough to send us some high quality photos of this dream home.

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Luxury Acquavilla Residence on Lake Travis in Texas

By • Feb 20, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Winn Wittman Architecture has renovated the Acquavilla Residence located on Lake Travis, near Austin in Texas.

This luxury home is a bit on the ostentatious side, but that’s the way both the client and the architect like it!

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Luxury Fish House by Guz Architects

By • Feb 12, 2011 •  Selected Work 

The Fish House, located in Singapore, was designed by Guz Architects.

Singapore is well known for its hot and humid climate: that’s why this luxury residence (5,800 sq ft) features natural ventilation, a green roof and large windows.

From its amazing views to the ocean to its stunning James Bond glass media room in the basement, this residence has it all!

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Stunning New Luxury Residence in Hawaii by Arri Lecron Architects

By • Feb 10, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Jewel of Kahana is a magnificent oceanfront estate on the Island of Maui, Hawaii.

Consisting of over 9,200 sq ft of flexible living space, this luxury residence is located between Kaanapali and Kapalua. The project was completed in late 2009 by Californian architecture firm Arri LeCron.

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Leblon House by Progetto Architetura & Interiores

By • Feb 7, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Gisele Taranto and Izabela Lessa have teamed up and founded Progetto Architetura & Interiores in 1998.

They both designed this contemporary residence which is located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

This single-family residence was completed in 2006 and has a floor area of 8,000 sq ft.

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“The Villa” in London by Harrison Varma

By • Feb 3, 2011

The Villa in Courtenay Avenue, London, was designed and built by London property developers Harrison Varma.

Consisting of 11,200 sq ft of flexible living space, this luxury residence is located in a private road with 24/7 guarded security.

The specification includes 7 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms, 3 reception rooms, a cinema, an indoor pool and gym, staff quarters, and underground car parking for 2 cars.

As mentioned by Anil and Marisa Varma, this house is “everything you need for a perfect London life!”

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Hoppen Place by Whipple Russell Architects

By • Feb 2, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Designed by Los Angeles-based studio Whipple Russell Architects, 9010 Hopen House is described by Ben Bacal as a “one of the most incredible architectural homes to date in the Hollywood Hills”.

Located in the famous “Bird Streets” in Los Angeles, California, this recently remodeled luxury house has four bedrooms, five bathrooms and a incredible infinity swimming pool with panoramic Los Angeles city views.

At the time of writing, the 4,000 square foot property is on sale for around 10 million dollars…

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First Crescent Stunning Vacation House in South Africa

By • Feb 1, 2011 •  Selected Work 

First Crescent is a stunning seven bedroom rental villa designed by SAOTA – Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects, a Cape Town-based studio.

This luxury house is located in Campus Bay, South Africa.

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Glenbrook Residence by David Jameson Architect

By • Jan 28, 2011

We have received some photos of the Gleenbrook Residence, a contemporary house designed by David Jameson Architect.

Located in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, this luxury house is shaped largely by the site constraints of a brook and trees.

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Casa Kimball: a Stunning Private Retreat in the Caribbean

By • Jan 27, 2011 •  Selected Work 

The Casa Kimball by Architect firm Rangr Studio is a unique and stunning modern rental villa located in Cabrera in Dominican Republic.

This luxury residence (20,000 sq ft!) offers eight full suites with an infinity pool and breathtaking views over the Atlantic Ocean from all points of the property.

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Edge House, a Dream Home in Aspen by Studio B

By • Jan 24, 2011

The Edge House is a 10,000 square foot dream house designed by architect Scott Lindenau and his team at Studio B Architects.

This luxury residence, perched high above Castle Creek at the far West side of Aspen in Colorado took more than two years to build. “Excavation of the foundation alone took four months,” says Lindenau.

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Luxury Design Modern Residence by Hughes Umbanhowar Architects

By • Jan 21, 2011

the US South West coast is well known for its numerous modern luxurious residences, and the River Road house designed by the team at Hughes Umbanhowar Architects is one of them.

This 12,300 sq ft residence is located in the small waterfront community of Sewall’s Point, a town situated on a peninsula at the eastern edge of Florida’s Martin County, 40 miles north of West Palm Beach.

Completed in 2008, the complex composition comprises a series of distinct, yet interlocking rectilinear volumes conjoined by a transparent longitudinal axis.

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402 Calle Rincon del Mar Luxury Resort House

By • Jan 18, 2011

This expansive 6,500 square foot luxury residence, with 4,000 square foot under roof and 2,500 square foot of open-air living space, sits on the crest of a natural coastal canyon.

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

This masterpiece includes a master suite, a junior suite and two guest bedrooms.

A large infinity lap pool gives way to a grand exterior lounge area, and a built-in barbecue / dining area create an ideal setting for entertaining or an intimate relaxing hideaway.

Here is another perfect spot to listen to the Pacific Ocean waves crash below while you take in the lush Costa Rican jungle habitat!

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Contemporary Home in Brentwood, Los Angeles by Rockefeller Partners Architects

By • Jan 17, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Rockefeller Partners Architects have designed a home in Mandeville Canyon, a small community in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles, California.

This custom residence (10,000 sq ft) is inspired as much by its unique setting as the client’s lifestyle.  Due to the irregular shape of the site, which includes a small grove of eucalyptus and pine trees, only one of the 3.5 acres is buildable land.

To maximize the views, the house was split into two wings – north and south – which turn away from the motor court to face an expansive lawn and the surrounding canyon views.

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Villa Amanzi: a Sumptuous House on the Rocks

By • Jan 14, 2011 •  Selected Work 

The Villa Amanzi by Architect firm Original Vision Studio is a stunning modern vacation residence located in the exclusive Cape Sol on the West coast of Phuket, Thailand. Original Vision Studio specializes in leisure architecture throughout southeast Asia.

The residence (8,600 sq ft) offers six bedroom residence with a 15m infinity pool and breathtaking views over the Andaman Sea. It is designed as an exclusive private villa, ideal for families or groups of friends to escape together in stylish yet relaxed surroundings.

This luxury villa enjoys a spectacular headland location along Kamala’s exclusive Millionaires Mile and captures cool gentle breezes all year round with uninterrupted sea views from every vantage point, in one of the most breathtaking locations Phuket has to offer.

The mix of cutting edge technology, modern design and natural beauty results in a remarkable and unique property.

As a vacation residence, the Villa Amanzi can be booked for $2,000 to $4,500 per day, depending on the season.

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The Hilltop House by Safdie Rabines

By • Jan 13, 2011

The architect Safdie Rabines has designed the Hilltop House in Rancho Santa Fe, California.

This luxurious home was designed to maximize the 360 degree views from its hilltop location. Six bedroom suites, eight baths, an office tower, a library, a den and a media room with nearly 10,000 square feet of luxury living, plus patios, terraces, and a six car garage: wow this home has it all!

Add to this impressive list a dramatic entry, soaring wood beam ceilings, travertine and imported teak floors, 5 fireplaces, automated sun screens and clerestory windows, Lutron lighting system, video security system, state of the art kitchen and luxurious master suite and bath.

Put on top of that a spectacular pool and a spa and you won’t be surprised to read that the price tag of this beauty is somewhere between 5 and 7 million dollars!

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