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Billion-Dollar House for India's Richest Man

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Will the family be happy in this home? Will the local people revere or resent this towering, extravagant abode? Is this just another rich guy's monument to himself?

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is that what they call pride of ownership?:yh_rotfl

it certainly isn't location, location, location!:lips:

nope.....to me, that is simply ugly...27 stories?

he can keep it!
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Just for the heck of it, let's take a virtual tour: ;)

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Well if you don't have access to that kind of money you could always downsize your ambition to....

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Ugly is the word that comes to mind. I don't like anything about it wouldn't want to live in it.:yh_eyerol
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Yeah but look at all those rooms that you have to heat, & cool, & clean! :wah::p;) LOL
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CARLA;1339409 wrote: Ugly is the word that comes to mind. I don't like anything about it wouldn't want to live in it.:yh_eyerolAaah but, if it was offered to you on a plate CARLA, would you say "no thank you, it's far too ugly for someone of my standing. :sneaky:

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binbag;1339407 wrote: Well if you don't have access to that kind of money you could always downsize your ambition to....

John Wayne’s Former Beach Home




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I like that home. Classy and comfy.
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Are you more in the mood to tour some luxury log homes in the mountains of the US?

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Here are some strange homes right here in America:

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Today, let's take a tour of a castle:

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Ever imagined what is was like to live in one?
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along-for-the-ride;1340358 wrote: Today, let's take a tour of a castle:

Virtual Tour of Colchester - The Castle

Ever imagined what is was like to live in one?
we stayed in a castle before,, Chillingham Castle,, this link takes you straight to the apartments they have made there,, we stayed in Grey.

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Castles are awesome, but I wouldn't want to live in one.

How about this historical home in Savannah, Georgia?

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Ugly, ugly. I'd sell it in a heartbeat and buy a second home -- a four bedroom cabin on a creek. "Second Home."
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kazalala;1340369 wrote: we stayed in a castle before,, Chillingham Castle,, this link takes you straight to the apartments they have made there,, we stayed in Grey.

Chillingham Castle


My wife and I had our second honeymoon in a castle :-

Damn'd peacocks made one helluva racket but one felt very grand :-)

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Not all Native Americans lived in teepees:

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Concrete houses..........

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How about living inside an igloo?



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A home to visit (for a price)....but you wouldn't want to live there:



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Up a tree?

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Philip Johnson's Glass House - Modern Houses - Architecture Pictures



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Right in your own back yard:

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Ewww!

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along-for-the-ride;1360831 wrote: Ewww!

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ewwwwwwwwwwwww!
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along-for-the-ride;1362240 wrote: The Half-There House - Yahoo! Real Estate


indeed unusual, but very nice!
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Looking again at that 27 story, 600 foot high house, "terrorist targert" comes to mind. (it's the world we now live in (Not to mention what about the possibility of it not enduring "earth quakes"? (Cantilevered like all the floors are)
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itsy bitsy homes:

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Homes that blend with nature:

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It's summer so............

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Folks in glass houses.....



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Down by the river.........

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Just in time for Halloween:

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Talk about a cliff-hanger.......

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Home in the middle of the road:

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along-for-the-ride;1411285 wrote: Home in the middle of the road:

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I saw that on our news - nowhere else would they waste so much money building such a dangerous section of road just to make a point.
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I agree, Bryn Mawr.

How about a home like this? Yikes, it's a yurt.

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along-for-the-ride;1411709 wrote: 10 Unexpected Buildings Architects Turned Into Homes - Yahoo! Homes


The 727 is a novel idea but it will never fly :-)

Seriously, the way it's incorporated into the rest of the house is ingenious and makes an eye catching home.
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Bryn Mawr;1411734 wrote: The 727 is a novel idea but it will never fly :-)

Seriously, the way it's incorporated into the rest of the house is ingenious and makes an eye catching home.


Definitely not my style for a home.
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Winter havens.....

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I've got tp wonder if he's compensating for something...
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Raxacoricofallapatorius;1415522 wrote: I've got tp wonder if he's compensating for something...


So many of them are - there's no need otherwise.
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People who live in glass houses...

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Here are 8 homes built out of spite as the article says! It's an expensive architectural equivalent of flipping someone off or getting in the last word! :sneaky:

8 Homes Built Out of Spite �TwistedSifter
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Thanks, tabby!

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