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Here's a rare look inside Mukesh Ambani's "Antilla" home, currently the world's most expensive, valued between $1-billion to $2-billion USD. The building is named after the mythical Atlantic island of Antillia. Antillia was reputed, during the 15th century age of exploration, to lie in the Atlantic Ocean, far to the west of Portugal and Spain. The island also went by the name of Isle of Seven Cities. Continue reading for more.

According to Inhabitat: "Designed by Perkins+Will and Hirsch Bedner Associates, the 568-foot building is tall enough to hold 60 stories, but Ambani opted for stretch out 27 floors to fit the mold - some floors are 2-3 times the standard floor height. The home also boasts a six-floor 168 car garage, a staff of 600, a private car-service center located on the 7th floor, three heliapads, a spa, a yoga studio, a movie theater - oh, and did we mention the crazy “ice room” dedicated to providing the family with their own snow escape year round?"

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This entry was posted on 12/29/2013 00:00am and is filed under Architechture, Design, Home, World News .
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