Rob Gale's photos More of Rob Gale's photos

« How Big Is The NCC-1701-D USS Enterprise? | Main | Video: Cooper's Hill Cheese Rolling »

Friday, June 01, 2007

India's Richest Man Builds 60-Storey Home

India's richest man, Mukesh Ambani, is building a new home in the financial hub of Mumbai: a 60-storey palace with helipad, health club and six floors of car parking.

The building, named Antilla after a mythical island, will have a total floor area greater than Versailles and be home for Mr Ambani, his mother, wife, three children and 600 full-time staff.

Draped in hanging gardens, the building will have a floor for a home theatre, a glass-fronted apartment for guests, and a two-storey health club. As the ceilings are three times as high as a normal building's, the 173m (570ft) tower will only have 27 floors.

The building will replace his existing 14-storey home.


The comments to this entry are closed.