Best of House & Home 2017

This year we said a sad farewell to David Tang but were welcomed into the homes of subjects such as Yotam Ottolenghi

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An interior design Agony Uncle column became a conduit for outspoken humour

Renting at the very top end of the housing market can make financial sense

Fears of catastrophic climate change or cyber warfare have driven some billionaires to invest in underground ‘penthouses’

Some of the most expensive cities are high-risk, but the economics of housing there still stack up — for now

The first in a series on the future of the British countryside looks at changes in agriculture and what these mean for the landscape

Presentation is paramount for the Israeli-born chef

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Albert Woodfox spent 44 years in solitary confinement in Louisiana

Ma Thida was imprisoned by the military regime and now chronicles the country’s political transition

Decadent design continues but changing tastes and price drops give buyers pause for thought

English gerontologist, who lives in a ramshackle home in California, believes the key to delaying the ageing process is ‘within sight’

The TV presenter and journalist talks about his London home, his ambitions and why he doesn’t go to confession

Designers are reinterpreting teaware using Asian and European influences

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