The challenge of building a home situated down a narrow alleyway

The challenge of building a home situated down a narrow alleyway

The Gilded Age mansion with theatrical interiors by Louis Comfort Tiffany

The Gilded Age mansion with theatrical interiors by Louis Comfort Tiffany

The Greek house on a hill that encourages living with the elements rather than sheltering from them

The Greek house on a hill that encourages living with the elements rather than sheltering from them

The striking home that fuses new and traditional Moroccan architecture

The striking home that fuses new and traditional Moroccan architecture

The Valletta townhouse that blends 18th-century tradition with daring contemporary elements

The Valletta townhouse that blends 18th-century tradition with daring contemporary elements

How a typo enabled an LA couple to snap up — and restore — a home by celebrated mid-century architect Richard Neutra

How a typo enabled an LA couple to snap up — and restore — a home by celebrated mid-century architect Richard Neutra

How an Italian marble magnate’s 19th-century villa was impeccably restored

How an Italian marble magnate’s 19th-century villa was impeccably restored

The Modernist New York skyscraper that finally coheres with its Art Deco predecessors

The Modernist New York skyscraper that finally coheres with its Art Deco predecessors

How an unloved Georgian villa in the shadow of Canary Wharf was restored to period glory

How an unloved Georgian villa in the shadow of Canary Wharf was restored to period glory

The cylindrical home where the architectural styles of Victorian London and postwar council housing coalesce

The cylindrical home where the architectural styles of Victorian London and postwar council housing coalesce

The sky-high New York condo designed as a ‘floating’ Japanese inner garden

The sky-high New York condo designed as a ‘floating’ Japanese inner garden

The Chilean coastal house that fuses architecture with nature

The Chilean coastal house that fuses architecture with nature

The statuesque oceanfront house that Bette Davis called a dream

The statuesque oceanfront house that Bette Davis called a dream

The contemporary California cabin that uses reflectivity to merge into the desert landscape and keep cool inside

The contemporary California cabin that uses reflectivity to merge into the desert landscape and keep cool inside

How a derelict Knightsbridge townhouse was transformed into a state-of-the-art luxury home

How a derelict Knightsbridge townhouse was transformed into a state-of-the-art luxury home

How a Pittsburgh mansion was painstakingly restored to its former Gilded Age glory

How a Pittsburgh mansion was painstakingly restored to its former Gilded Age glory

The private residences that bear the hallmarks of America’s pre-eminent classical revivalist

The private residences that bear the hallmarks of America’s pre-eminent classical revivalist

The secluded eco-home that cleverly harnesses the power of the sun

The secluded eco-home that cleverly harnesses the power of the sun

The grand family estate that was Franklin D Roosevelt’s safe space

The grand family estate that was Franklin D Roosevelt’s safe space

The Murano palazzo that is also a captivating glass-sculpture gallery

The Murano palazzo that is also a captivating glass-sculpture gallery

How a decaying 300-year-old English water mill was saved to become a characterful luxury home

How a decaying 300-year-old English water mill was saved to become a characterful luxury home

The beguiling Wimbledon mansion that makes the perfect Christmas setting

The beguiling Wimbledon mansion that makes the perfect Christmas setting

Irish artist Mildred Anne Butler’s splendid former home renovated and ready to move into

Irish artist Mildred Anne Butler’s splendid former home renovated and ready to move into

The London coach house and industrial workshop reborn as a Californian-style living space

The London coach house and industrial workshop reborn as a Californian-style living space

The octagonal house that tested the theory that eight walls are better than four

The octagonal house that tested the theory that eight walls are better than four

The Modernist masterpiece meticulously restored for contemporary living

The Modernist masterpiece meticulously restored for contemporary living

Five of the world’s best homes for sale for Art Deco fans

Five of the world’s best homes for sale for Art Deco fans

How a secretly built code-breaking station became a state-of-the-art residence

How a secretly built code-breaking station became a state-of-the-art residence

Five of the world’s best homes for sale that are ripe for renovation

Five of the world’s best homes for sale that are ripe for renovation

The 16th-century rural retreat that is ‘spectacularly English’

The 16th-century rural retreat that is ‘spectacularly English’