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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.

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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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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The Burning Tree Residence by David Jameson Architect

By • Mar 1, 2011

David Jameson Architect has sent us photos of the Burning Tree Residence.

Located in a neighborhood of traditional ranches and colonials just outside of the heart of Bethesda, Maryland, the Burning Tree Residence is a modernist 3,800 square foot house “sensitive to the undulating hills and heavily forested sites of its surrounding context.”

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Small Townhouse Extension in Montreal by naturehumaine

By • Feb 28, 2011

naturehumaine studio has completed the extension of a small townhouse in Montreal, Canada.

“The clients wished to enlarge their 800sq-ft bungalow by adding a second floor to the existing structure. However, the poor conditions of the foundations quickly proved this option impossible…”

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Extension of a Log Cabin in the Swiss Alps by Lacroix Chessex

By • Feb 27, 2011

Swiss architects firm Lacroix Chessex has completed the renovation of the Chalet Noisettes.

The project consists in a double extension and renovation of a century-old log cabin located in Gryon, in the Swiss Alps.

The facades made of natural larch artificially aged blend in very well with the existing home.

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P House by Hahn Design

By • Feb 27, 2011

This 5,726 square foot residence was designed by South Korean architect Hahn Joh.

Located in Jongno-gu, a district in central Seoul, South Korea, the two-story home is the first one the architect designed in Korea after 10 years of architectural practice in the US.

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The Provost Road House by Eldridge Smerin

By • Feb 26, 2011

Architects Nick Eldridge and Piers Smerin launched Eldridge Smerin in 1998.

In 2008, they completed the Provost Road, a house located in Belsize Park, London.

The project won a Royal Institute of British Architects Award in 2009.

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The Cluny House by Guz Architects

By • Feb 25, 2011 •  Selected Work 

The Cluny House, located in Singapore, is another dream home designed by Guz Architects.

The project demonstrates how technology, planning and design can be applied sensitively to generate a comfortable, luxurious, yet sustainable family home.

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Contemporary Addition in Croatia by DVA Arkhitekta

By • Feb 25, 2011

This contemporary residence was renovated and extended in 2004 by Zagreb-based architectural firm DVA Arkhitekta.

Located in Varaždin, an historical city in northern part of Croatia,  the architecture of this single-family home is a mix of contemporary and traditional.

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