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World One - World's Tallest Residential Tower
World One ‐ over 117 storeys, 1,450 feet tall tower at Upper Worli, Mumbai, India.
World One will be located at Lodha Place, a landmark development on a 17 acre site, located on Senapati Bapat Marg and Shankarrao Nikam Marg in Upper Worli. The mixed‐use development will include 3 residential towers, a high‐end shopping avenue and a world‐class office building. At over 450 meters when ready, it will comfortably dwarf Q1 in Gold coast, which at 323 meters, is currently the world's tallest residential tower. World One will include about 300 exclusive homes, including 3 & 4 Bedroom World Residences, lavish World Villas with their own private pools and a limited number of uber‐luxurious duplex World Mansions. Thanks to the unique curved form of the building, the residents will enjoy spectacular 360° views of the entire city, including the Bandra Worli Sealink, the Race Course and the Arabian Sea.
Lodha Developers, Mumbai's largest and India's No 1 unlisted real estate company, announced the launch of World One back in June 2010. Created by world's finest architects and structural consultants – Pei Cobb Freed & Partners and Leslie E. Robertson Associates, both based in New York. One of the landmark features of this iconic development with be an exclusive observatory called '1000' – located at a height of 1000 feet above the city. This open‐to‐air observatory will allow residents to enjoy fabulous views of the city and the Arabian Sea – it is estimated that a person can see as far away as 60 kms from the building from this height. World One shall be rated as GOLD LEED Certified building by the Green Building Council. It shall be one of the only 100+ storey buildings in the world to have this coveted certification, indicating a high level of environmental care in its construction and operations. The construction is scheduled to be completed by 2014. The total investment is expected to be approx USD 440 million. These residences are expected to be priced at USD 1.5 million onwards.