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First-time home buyers and veteran home owners alike look for ideas and vision when it comes time to look for a new house. Remodeling projects can also benefit from a spark of creativity spurred by viewing great houses that you love. HomeDSGN has gathered fabulous homes from across the world and design style spectrum to feed your need for beautiful house inspiration.

Concrete House in Madrid by A-cero Architects

By • Apr 7, 2011

Spanish architectural firm A-cero has completed another contemporary concrete house.

This one is located in a fine modern neighborhood of Madrid, Spain.

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Contemporary Residence with Ocean views and City Lights in Los Angeles

By • Apr 7, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Completed in 2008, this six bedroom, eight and half bathroom contemporary home sits on over 2 acres in the Brentwood district of Los Angeles, California.

The approximately 11,000 square foot residence features walls of glass, head on city and ocean views, state of the art theater, wine cellar, commercial kitchen, spectacular pool, waterfall, spa and total privacy.

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Le Mas des Isords in Provence, France by Gerard Faivre

By • Apr 6, 2011

Forever on the look-out for the exceptional, the decorator, designer and French agent Gérard Faivre has completely restored Le Mas des Isords.

He has transformed the beautiful but neglected 18th-century mas into a seven bedroom, seven bathroom residence where his modern touch refrains from being excessive and which respects the architectural tradition of this truly incredible property.

The mas (typical Provençal farmhouse) boasts 6,460 square foot of living space ans is set on a 15-acre estate with beautiful landscaped gardens, lap-length swimming pool, tennis court and stables for horses.

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Beautiful Mountain Residence by John Maniscalco Architecture

By • Apr 6, 2011

This contemporary residence was designed by John Maniscalco Architecture and is located close to the Sugar Bowl Ski Resort in Norden, California.

According to the architect, the design of this new home is “entirely a product of its dramatic environment.

With a snow pack of as much as 8-9 feet, massive snow loads, and dangerous shear snow blocks dropping from typical sloped roofs, the site conditions dictate design.”

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The Richmond House by Morris Partnership

By • Apr 6, 2011

Michael Morris, principal of Morris Partnership, designed this inner house for his own family.

Located in Richmond, a suburb of Melbourne, Australia, the three bedroom, three bathroom residence offers a lifestyle of modern elegance.

The house also feature a 2,500 bottle cellar, lift access to each level of the home, dedicated gallery spaces and a private central courtyard flooded with north light.

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Jodlowa House, a Stunning Glass House in Krakow by PCKO

By • Apr 6, 2011 •  Selected Work 

London-based architects firm PCKO sent us photos of the Jodlowa House they designed in collaboration with MOFO Architects from Poland.

According to the architects, this beautiful glass house “occupies the plot of outstanding natural beauty in the outskirts of Krakow, Poland.

The fully glazed steel frame structure, suspended above the site, makes the most of the outstanding location and at the same time preserves the existing natural environment.

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Unique House in Venice by Coscia Day Architecture and Design

By • Apr 5, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Anthony Coscia, principal in Coscia Day Architecture and Design, created for himself and his wife a 2,250 square foot home on a 40 ft wide suburban lot in the artistic neighbourhood of Venice, Los Angeles, in California.

The Skywave house is a hovering sculptural form emerging from a single articulated plane that contorts to produce unique interior spaces over a tall-glassed in first level.

A curved sheet of steel provides shade and protection, while the increased sense of space is accomplished with large glass walls, an enclosed outdoor living room and the multi level open plan.

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Taghkanic House by Thomas Phifer and Partners

By • Apr 4, 2011 •  Selected Work 

This award-winning 8,800 square foot home in Taghkanic, in the art of the historic Hudson Valley, New York, was designed by New York-based architectural firm Thomas Phifer and Partners.

Completed in 2002, this residence has won several awards in the following year, culminating in the AIA National Honor Award in 2004.

A 1,800 square foot pavilion, built mainly of glass and steel, surveys the landscape.

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23.2 House by Omer Arbel

By • Apr 3, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Canadian architect  Omer Arbel has completed the 23.2 House project in 2010.

Built on a large rural acreage near Vancouver in Canada, this house has a very unusual, unique design.

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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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Superb Modernist Residence in South Australia

By • Apr 1, 2011

This superb modernist residence is located in Fingal, in The Cups area of the Mornington Peninsula’s wild Australian ocean coast.

The house sits on a 10 acre lot and offers four bedrooms, three bathrooms and a plunge pool to its lucky owners.

It also features a hydronic heating system, solar hot water and rain water tanks and a double garage and carport.

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Modern Home in Mill Valley, California

By • Apr 1, 2011

Located in Mill Valley in California, this modern home sits prominently on a half-acre lot.

Renovated in 2006, the four bedroom, three bathroom home offers panoramic views of canyon, surrounding mountains and lush forests.

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31 Blair House by ONG&ONG

By • Apr 1, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Singapore-based architectural firm ONG&ONG has completed the renovation of the 31 Blair House.

Located in Singapore, this three story townhouse was completely remodeled inside, while maintaining its vintage character outside.

The 3,290 square foot residence now offers four bedrooms and four bathrooms and a nice roof deck, perfect for partying or just relaxing.

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WBE House, a Small Contemporary Home in Japan by AUAU

By • Apr 1, 2011

Nagoya-based Studio AUAU has completed the WBE House project in 2010.

This small two story residence is built on a very narrow lot in densely populated neighborhood of Kasugai, Japan.

Don’t you think this contemporary house stands apart from its neighbors?

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How to Convert Five Shipping Containers Into a Cozy Modern Home

By • Mar 31, 2011

Debbie Glassberg is the owner of the Home Contained, a 2,600 square foot modern container residence located in Kansas City, Missouri, USA, that was built with five 40 foot shipping containers.

The final result is quite impressive: the home has comfortable living spaces, a green roof, geothermal heating, plant foam insulation and some passive solar.

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Garden House by David Guerra Architecture and Interior

By • Mar 31, 2011 •  Selected Work 

David Guerra Architecture and Interior has completed the Garden House, a renovation project of a house built thirty years ago in Brazil.

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