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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.

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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Sosnowski Residence by Chen+Suchart Studio

By • Mar 16, 2011

Phoenix-based architectural firm Chen+Suchart Studio has designed the Sosnowski Residence in a 1950’s era dense neighborhood of Tempe, Arizona.

The U-shaped 3,427 square-foot home offers three bedrooms, three bathrooms.

All the lower level rooms open to the peaceful inner-courtyard outdoor swimming pool.

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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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Echo House by Kariouk Associates

By • Mar 16, 2011

Ottawa-based studio Kariouk Associates has completed the Echo House renovation project in 2009.

Located in Ottawa, Ontario in Canada, the existing small Victorian home was totally transformed into a vertical loft for an active couple and their dog.

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Beautiful House on the Mountain by Alric Galindez Architects

By • Mar 15, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Alric Galindez Architects has designed the Casa S, a contemporary house located in Bariloche, Argentina.

This 6,360 square foot residence has 7 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and offers stunning views of the surrounding area, thanks to its floor-to-ceiling glass walls.

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House with a Slide in Japan by LEVEL Architects

By • Mar 15, 2011 •  Selected Work 

The 1,762 square-foot Nakameguro home designed by Japanese Studio LEVEL Architects is located in Meguro-ku, one of the municipalities of Tokyo, Japan.

The three story residence is equipped with a slide integrated into it that connects all three floors.

A staircase wraps around one side of the rectangular house and the slide encircles the other, giving the residents the option to descend by the stairs or by slide.

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Bernier–Thibault Urban Home Remodeling by Paul Bernier

By • Mar 15, 2011 •  Selected Work 

The Bernier-Thibault home was designed by Canadian architect Paul Bernier.

Located in the Plateau Mont-Royal neighborhood of Montreal, Canada, the existing secluded townhouse was renovated and expanded by the architect to accommodate his family of four.

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Windowless House in Portugal by Aires Mateus & Associados

By • Mar 14, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Located in Leiria, Portugal, this unique minimalist white house was designed by architects firm Aires Mateus & Associados.

“The private areas are at street level under the plot, around a central courtyard with rooms opening to private patios in a intimate environment.

The living rooms are around a void, that collects light from above and gazes the castle at the city center.”

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Treehouse: Les Cabanes de Marie

By • Mar 14, 2011 •  Selected Work 

For our first treehouse featured on HomeDSGN, we have chosen one of the most romantic place in Belgium, les Cabanes de Marie, nestled in the majestic treetops of the park that surrounds Château de la Rocq.

You are welcomed in a charming environment, full of luxury and comfort.

Les Cabanes de Marie invite you to spend an exceptional moment of calm surrounded by nature, in a luxury cabin designed by Alain Laurens and his team, perched 13 feet off the ground and equipped with a full bathroom!

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Wrights Terrace Residence: Stables Conversion in Sydney

By • Mar 14, 2011

According to RT Edgar, this two bedroom, one bathroom home is “situated only moments from Hawksburn Village and formerly the stables of a Wheel-Wright.

The 120 year old building is now a totally unique, uber cool, private and enchanting home with a private and secluded walled garden.

Upon entering the stables you are presented with high vaulted ceilings and exposed trusses, huge open plan living and dining with open fireplace, entire 1st floor master suite, 2nd double bedroom or study/library, separate dressing room, chef’s kitchen with a massive 13 foot long American cherry wood bench and large master bathroom with elevated spa.”

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The Sunlight Residence from Proto Homes

By • Mar 13, 2011

Proto Homes, a Californian home builder, has completed their first house, the Sunlight Residence.

Located in Baldwin Hills, a neighborhood of Los Angeles, this 2,650 square feet residence includes a garage, three bedrooms and 2 1/2 bathrooms.

At the time of writing, this brand new contemporary home is offered at $850,000.

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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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Modern Black Home in Japan

By • Mar 12, 2011

The Lift residence is a single family home located in the residential district of downtown Sendai, Japan.

Designed by Architectural studio Apollo Architects and Associates to accommodate a couple and their three children, this 1,334 square-foot all black house features an impressive cantilevered structure.

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Burgess Residence in Caloundra

By • Mar 12, 2011

Situated on a prime elevated allotment in Caloundra’s Kings Beach in Australia, this four level home is described as one of “the most spectacular that the beautiful Sunshine Coast has to offer.”

The four bedroom, four bathroom contemporary home has commanding 360 degrees rooftop views of the ocean, Caloundra city, the Glasshouse Mountains and hinterland.

This 7,438 square foot residence features a 25 meter lap pool, a 5 car garage with showroom window to living area, a rooftop putting green, an elevator to three levels, a fully equipped bar, a temperature controlled wine cellar, a large gym and steam room and is on sale at the time of writing.

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Open Air Sculpture House in Warsaw by Marek Rytych Architekt

By • Mar 12, 2011

Poland-based architectural firm Marek Rytych Architekt has designed this contemporary 4,300 square-foot house in the suburbs of Warsaw, Poland.

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Before and After: the North Eagle Project by Jeremy Levine

By • Mar 11, 2011

Jeremy Levine has completed the North Eagle project, a complete remodel and an addition of 500 square feet to an existing house of 1,500 square feet.

The project includes roof decks, interior courtyards and passive and active ‘green’ technology, to integrate the house in its environment.

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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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