The World’s Most Expensive House

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Perhaps proving that money can’t buy taste, an Indian billionaire will soon occupy what is being described as the world’s most expensive house. Antilia1 is estimated to have cost up to $70million (US) to construct2 and manages to squeeze 27 totally incongruous floors into a 173m tower which could accommodate sixty conventional storeys. Located in Mumbai, India’s most densely populated city, Antilia was constructed for Mukesh Ambani – the world’s fifth-richest person with an estimated wealth of $43bn. While you might expect that such a large building (over 37,000 square metres of living space) might be intended to…

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