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A Montana Home on the Bitterroot River

August 28, 2014

This farm comes with views, a pond and a tree nursery

The ‘Shoffice’ Solution


London homeowners who have maximized the square footage in their attics and basements are now building a backyard ‘shoffice,’ a cross between a shed and an office.

Contemporary Corporate and Personal Retreat

August 27, 2014

The owners of this approximately 9,600-square-foot home wanted to create a ‘zen retreat’ inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright’s iconic ‘Fallingwater’ property.

An L.A. Story About Transformation


The redevelopment of the former Hughes Aircraft headquarters is the latest sign of the revitalization of the Playa Vista area, a dream that was envisioned at least three decades ago.

Project Climbs Out of Its Hole


The battle over the stalled Chicago Spire project, one of the most high-profile real-estate developments clobbered by the downturn, has taken another step toward being resolved.

Townhouse With Modern Interior, Space to Share

August 24, 2014

This recently renovated, landmark five-story 19th century townhouse close to Central Park houses an triplex, duplex and three studio apartments.

Welcome to the Guesthouse


Sometimes offices, sometimes crash pads for Junior, guesthouses are enjoying a moment, even if they’re rarely being used to house actual guests.

In Architecture, a Glass Ceiling


Despite historically high numbers of women entering the field of architecture, top-tier positions are still dominated by men.

Tom Robbins and Life in a Four-Wing Circus


The best-selling author’s Washington state compound is an homage to Pop Art, jungle lore and circus imagery.

T.M.I. on Home Loans


Home buyers cite information overload when seeking mortgage advice—while specific totals on payments and rates are hard to get, a survey finds.

Back to Nature in the Australian Countryside

August 22, 2014

This five-building property sits on more than 100 acres and includes fruit orchards, a river, a timber plantation and a rainforest.

The Beauty in London’s Beast


Long regarded as one of the city’s greatest eyesores, the sprawling Barbican complex is now attracting a new following—and is commanding price premiums to match.

U.S. Construction Shifts to Second Tier


Construction projects in cities across the country that stalled during the economic downturn now are getting the green light, an indication that the real-estate recovery is spreading beyond a handful of urban areas.

A Nature-Lover’s Home in Taiwan


This suburban Taipei house with an American-style interior sits next to a national park and is minutes away from Taiwan’s most important museum.

Tech Sector’s Capital Infusion


Washington’s commercial-real-estate market is getting a boost from the technology sector.

A Nature-Lover’s Home in Taiwan

August 21, 2014

This suburban Taipei house with an American-style interior sits next to a national park and is minutes away from Taiwan’s most important museum.

A Nature-Lover’s Home in Taiwan

August 20, 2014

This suburban Taipei house with an American-style interior sits next to a national park and is minutes away from Taiwan’s most important museum.

Sam Zell, Ex-Partner Face Off in Emerging Markets


Since an acrimonious split, Sam Zell and his former partner Gary Garrabrant have kept their distance. Now they are preparing to square off on turf they once conquered together: emerging-markets real estate.

Tech Sector’s Capital Infusion


Washington’s commercial-real-estate market is getting a boost from the technology sector.

A Modernist Landmark in Australia

August 19, 2014

This geometric heritage house sits on 20 acres and was designed by one of the country’s leading 20th-century architects.