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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.

Xiao-Yen’s House Transformation by Craig Steely

By • Feb 15, 2011 •  Selected Work 

The Xian-Yen’s House is located in San Francisco, California.

This 3,500 sq ft two-unit residence was heavily remodeled in 2010 by Craig Steely Architecture.

According to Craig Steely, ” the extensive remodel of the house began by tearing away the substandard remodeling that had taken place over the past 100 years and replacing it with spaces more appropriate to the client’s program.

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Mini-Maison by Vanden Eeckhoudt-Creyf Architectes

By • Feb 14, 2011 •  Selected Work 

The Mini-Maison (tiny house) is one of the many old small workers houses built in Forest, one of the 19 communes (districts) of Bruxelles, Belgium.

Transforming the modest house (each floor is only 245 square feet) into a contemporary house for a couple with no kids was a big challenge for Brussels-based architecture firm Vanden Eeckhoudt-Creyf Architectes.

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Beautiful White House by Bento e Azevedo Arquitetos Associados

By • Feb 14, 2011

Brazilian architect firm Bento e Azevedo Arquitetos Associados has completed the Casa Carqueija in 2008.

With two bedrooms and two bathrooms, this lovely 2,800 square foot residence is located in Camaçari, Brazil.

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H4 Efficient Home Prototype by BRIO54

By • Feb 13, 2011

The H4 house is a 2,171 sq ft,  3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath model that has been specifically designed for very small, narrow and low sloping building lots commonly found in higher density neighborhoods along the shoreline.

Designed by young design/build firm BRIO54, the H4’s product line prototype is now completed and can be visited in Milford, Connecticut.

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Hurteau-Miller Cottage by Kariouk Associates

By • Feb 13, 2011

Ottawa-based studio Kariouk Associates has completed the Hurteau-Miller project in 2010.

Located in Val-des-Monts, Québec in Canada, this single-family cottage is designed for a couple with a young son; the residence will serve as a center-point for the gatherings of a greatly extended family and will one day become the family’s primary residence.

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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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Tiny Mini House by LineBox Studio

By • Feb 12, 2011

Mini House sits on a small and narrow lot on Craven Road, in the ‘Tiny Town’ neighborhood of Toronto, Canada.

Designed by Canadian architect firm LineBox Studio, this small detached home (566 sq ft!) was built in 2009.

The client’s vision was a compact, industrial Loft like structure to fit on the existing lot.

Transforming the clients vision of a loft style environment into a compact fully detached home was accomplished by LineBox Studio through the use of 17ft ceilings, exposed plumbing and electrical elements, thoughtfully placed windows.

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Buzen Fukuoka House by Suppose Design Office

By • Feb 11, 2011

Japanese architecture firm Suppose Design Office have completed in late 2009 the Buzen Fukkuoka House.

This 1,400 square foot modern residence is made of several separate structures all connected under a glazed roof.

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Beautiful Contemporary Residence in Melbourne by Mim Design

By • Feb 11, 2011

The DMH Residence is a contemporary two-story home project that was recently completed by Australian architect firm Mim Design.

The existing single-family Victorian house located in Melbourne, Australia was completely remodeled and extended in a very comfortable and modern way.

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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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Chimney House by Studio MK27

By • Feb 10, 2011 •  Selected Work 

The Chimney House is a 4,300 square foot single-family residence designed by Brazilian architect Marcio Kogan and his architecture firm, Studio MK27.

Located in São Paulo, Brazil, this beautiful modern home was completed in 2009.

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Wissioming Residence by Robert Gurney Architect

By • Feb 10, 2011

The Wissioming Residence is a two-story contemporary home that was designed in 2008 by Robert Gurney Architect.

The house, located in Glen Echo, Maryland is sited on a heavily wooded lot overlooking the Potomac River.

Glen Echo stands as a rare enclave of modern houses, several miles North West of Washington DC.

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Hunter Hills House by Stanic Harding

By • Feb 10, 2011

This contemporary single-family residence was designed by Australian architect firm Stanic Harding and is located in Hunter Hills, a suburb of Sydney, Australia.

The original house from the 50’s was totally remodeled in 2007 and is now a fresh, contemporary property.

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Modern LightHouse in Ottawa by Linebox Studio

By • Feb 9, 2011 •  Selected Work 

The “Lighthouse” was designed by Canadian architecture studio LineBox.

This modern city house (4,500 sq ft) was designed for a family of five members and is located in Lindenlea, one of the smallest neighborhoods of Ottawa, Canada.

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Yallingup Residence by Wright Feldhusen Architects

By • Feb 8, 2011

After the Indijup residence we featured last January, here is another dream house designed by Wright Feldhusen Architects.

Located in Yallingup, a town in the South West region of Western Australia, the Yallingup Residence is surrounded by an extensive landscaped garden.

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Ladera’s Residence by Barton Myers Associates

By • Feb 8, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Californian architect firm Barton Myers Associates has designed this 3,000 sq ft contemporary residence in the hills above Montecito, California.

This residential design is the fourth iteration in an ongoing research project initiated in 1970.

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EDDI’s Prefab House by Edward Suzuki Associates

By • Feb 7, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Japanese architectural firm Edward Suzuki Associates has designed the EDDI’s prefabricated house in collaboration with Daiwa House, the Japan’s largest homebuilder, specialized in prefabricated houses.

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