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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.

Hemeroscopium House by Ensamble Studio (Video)

By • Mar 10, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Completed in 2008, the Hemeroscopium House is like no other house.

Located in Madrid and designed by Ensamble Studio, the 4,300 square-foot residence is an impressive combination of heavy infrastructural pieces.

The entire structure took the studio a year to engineer but only a week to build. Check out the video below to see how.

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Carrara House by Andres Remy Arquitectos

By • Mar 10, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Argentinian architect firm Andres Remy Arquitecos has completed the Carrara House project in 2010.

Located in Pilar, a city in the province of Buenos Aires, Argentina, the 7,100 square-foot two-story residence sits at the back of an irregular lot.

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Impressive Church Conversion in San Francisco

By • Mar 9, 2011 •  Selected Work 

The owner of this former church overlooking San-Francisco’s Mission Dolores Park converted it into a single-family home with three bedrooms.

The church built in 1909, was bought in 2007 by commercial property developer Siamak Akhavan.  The brick exterior was upgraded, leaks were repaired, new floors added, and stain-glass windows restored.

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Dwell’s Founder First Home

By • Mar 9, 2011

Dwell founder Lara Hedberg Deam renovated her cabin in downtown Mill Valley, California in the late 1990s.

Here is the house as it looks today, thanks to architect Chris Deam, Lara’s husband.

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Nove 2 Residence in Aspen by Studio B

By • Mar 8, 2011

Aspen-based architectural firm Studio B Architects has sent us some photos of the Nove 2 project.

Located in Aspen, Colorado, this 3,200 square foot single family home was completed in fall 2009 to accommodate a single owner who required “a small private house to display an extensive art collection”.

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Casas del Sol Resort in Thailand

By • Mar 8, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Casas del Sol is a Resort of Koh Tao, an island in Thailand located near the western shore of the Gulf of Thailand.

The resort is composed of five villas, each equipped with a swimming pool, large living areas, two bedrooms, two bathrooms (single bathroom in the fifth one).

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Mc Leod House by John McLeod Architect

By • Mar 7, 2011

John Mcleod Architect has designed the McLeod residence in 2008.

Located in Middlebury, Vermont, the home is sited, shaped, and organized with a respect for the sun, the climate, the topography, the road, and the community.

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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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Harkavy House by Robert Gurney Architect

By • Mar 6, 2011

The Harkavy residence was designed by Us architect Robert Gurney.

Built in 2009, this 2,900 square foot single-family house is located  in Potomac, Maryland (USA), on a one acre, wooded lot, adjacent to park land outside of Washington DC.

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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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House in Menorca by Dom Arquitectura

By • Mar 4, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Menorca is one of the Baelaric Islands in the Mediterranean Sea belonging to Spain. It takes its name from being smaller than the nearby island of Majorca.

Its on this island that Spanish architect Pablo Serrano Elorduy, principal of Dom Arquitectura, has designed this beautiful 4,770 square foot residence.

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Stylish Modern Residence in Barcelona by Marc Canut

By • Mar 4, 2011

This superb two-story modern residence was developed by talented Spanish designer Marc Canut in 2010.

Located in Barcelona, the single family home features three spacious bedrooms, each with its own bathrooms.

I wish I could live in such a nice house…

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Stunning Victorian House Renovation in San Francisco by Mork-Ulnes Design

By • Mar 3, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Located on the top floor of a Victorian building that was constructed in 1896, this two-story condo was renovated by Mork-Ulnes Design in 2006.

Marrying its hippie boardinghouse past with modern, Norwegian-influenced design, the home tastefully blends its eclectic elements resulting in a feast for the eyes.

The three bedroom, two bathroom condo has more than 2,600 square feet of living space and is on sale for $1,595,000 at the time of writing.

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Calem-Rubin Residence by David Jameson Architect

By • Mar 3, 2011

We have received some photos of the Calem-Rubin Residence, a contemporary house completed in 2007 by David Jameson Architect.

Set in contrast to its context, this single-family house (4,700 sq ft) located in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, is an attempt to mediate the scale and material typology of a traditional post-war neighborhood while respecting the client’s desire for a modern house.

Originally constructed in 1939, the brick colonial style house was rebuilt as a composition of both modern form and timeless materials.

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K3 House: an Amazing Renovation by Bruce Stafford Architects

By • Mar 2, 2011

Bruce Stafford Architects have completely renovated the K3 Vaucluse House in Sydney, Australia.

The inner courtyard all covered with Brazilian wood is simply amazing!

According to the architects, “this dramatic renovation centres around a spacious internal courtyard defined by natural rock face and lush vegetation. Large sliding glass doors in the main living area enable a seamless flow between inside and outside.

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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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Cerveira House by dEMM Arquitectura

By • Mar 1, 2011

The Cerveira House is a beautiful modern home designed by dEMM Arquitectura.

Located in Vila Nova de Cerveira, Portugal, this 6500 square foot residence was designed as a week-end retreat.

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