A sneak peak at the world's most expensive home


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In most parts of the world a $2 billion U.S. Dollar house would be built in the middle of a sprawling estate, surrounded by lush greenery. At the very least it would at least have a decent playground!. However in Mumbai, India, a country where land is scarce, it means a 27-floor skyscraper, situated right in the middle of a busy downtown area.

The custom-built house belongs to Mukesh Ambani, the world's fifth richest man. When completed in January 2009, the home will have been under construction for four years and will be the most expensive home in the world. Each floor on the house has a different floor plan, and no two floors will use the same raw materials. For example if one floor uses Bamboo, none of the other 26 floors use it.

The construction process is also very fluid, with the architects and designers creating as they go and altering floor and design concepts as each floor is being built.

Once completed, the first six floors of the house will be designated as a parking structure, mainly to house the family's own 168 cars! Since all these cars need constant maintenance, the next floor is dedicated to an in-house car garage.

After that start the entertainment floors, the health club, a theatre and the guest floors. The family of four will reside on the top four floors, which have a view of the Arabian Sea. The final two floors are dedicated for general maintenance and a control room for the helicopters, which will be landing on a helipad on the terrace!

Incase you are wondering, it will take over 600 people to look after this home on a day-to-day basis. Below are some pictures of the interior of this extravaganza!

Sources: Forbes,Yahoo News, awaas.com

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  • wildpeep
    wildpeepSaturday, February 21, 2015 at 5:14 pm
    WoW! That's sooo cool 1 It even has a theatre.
    • happypug12
      happypug12Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 5:24 pm
      Everything in that house is polished and white. I would totally give that house an inside makeover - every room would be a different color and have different patterns! I would also go shopping for just the right furniture to make me more at home.
      • nikukyu
        nikukyuWednesday, November 19, 2014 at 11:10 pm
        Yeah, even if I moved into that place, I know I'll be scared of making dirt markings on the white floors and such! I would totally feel like a was a guest at my own house! I would make it more comfy, and homey, if you get what I mean
      • nikukyu
        nikukyuWednesday, November 19, 2014 at 2:11 am
        I'm. In. Awe... That house looks so expensive! But I would want a comfy house over a big and shiny one...
        • happypug12
          happypug12Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 5:25 pm
          That house makes me feel so formal, like I'm in a hotel.
        • wowThursday, November 13, 2014 at 5:26 pm
          What a great house!
          • meMonday, September 22, 2014 at 12:02 pm
            My dad would probably tell me it would not hold up good in a fire he is a fireman
            • bibliophile
              bibliophileMonday, August 25, 2014 at 3:48 pm
              • turtlenicole
                turtlenicoleMonday, August 25, 2014 at 3:42 pm
                It has great interior design
                • E.T.Friday, January 17, 2014 at 10:04 am
                  awsome my freind
                  • leah2u
                    leah2uFriday, December 13, 2013 at 6:22 am
                    • aryongoodman
                      aryongoodmanThursday, October 17, 2013 at 1:03 pm
                      It's soooo big i wish i can have that house!