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Old January 26th, 2008, 01:52 PM   #1
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LUGANO | Palazzo Mantegazza | 11 fl | U/C

Lugano, Switzerland - Palazzo Mantegazza:

This is a building under construction in Lugano, at 11 floors:

Official Website: Mantegazza
Official Video: Video Of Palazzo Mantegazza


The brothers Sergio and Geo Mantegazza are proud to introduce to you this impressive and elegant project - the Palazzo Mantegazza.

Its unique and ingenious design is a fusion of perfection, technology, continuity and transparency creating a modern expression of luxury and refinement.

The monumental crystal sails are a dominant feature of this architectural splendour incorporating all of the many aspirations and culminating with the realisation of a futuristic fairy tale.

The Palazzo Mantegazza, graced by the magnificent panorama of Lake Lugano, is destined to be one of the most exclusive in Europe, and will provide a perfect meeting place and entertainment hub - intertwining commercial and cultural activities superbly.

Added values:

- A glass panelled public hall on three levels with its own "piazzetta" for public or private use (special events)

- Entrance hall reserved for residents and built on two levels with special water effects

- Three inside elevators to roof-garden reserved for penthouses

- Video surveillance of 100 cameras covering all communal areas

- Control and surveillance on access of residents

- Partition swimming pool with lake view and fitness and wellness center on second floor ¥ Conference rooms equipped with internet, telecommunications and video

- Entrance doors to flats with special security locks sound-proofed and alarmed

- Inside walls of all flats sound-proofed to 57 db

- Double-bedded rooms with two single bathrooms in larger apartments

- All rooms are air-conditioned by means of radiating panels which give an even air distribution and avoid any type of draught

- All installations within the apartments are operated by means of remote control (BUS system)

- Cable connection in the apartments allowing electric current, modem, radio, computer, internet, etc

- The heating and cooling system is ecological and uses lake water without allowing any noxious element into the athmosphere

- All window and door frames are glass panelled and affording a lake view. Coeff. Thermic U=1,3 W/m2 K and sound-proof up to 38 db

- Automated venetian blinds

- Anti-Fire sprinklers in all communal and residential areas

- Unique views of the Gulf of Lugano from all floors

- Centrally located and only 300 m from entrance to the highway

- Super luxury materials

- All mobile phones usable on all floors, above and below ground and in the elevators thanks to the installation of special aerials installed
on all floors and not emitting radiation.

I will take photos of construction today and post them.
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Old January 27th, 2008, 06:23 PM   #2
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Ive taken some photos today seeing as i was in the area, im no professional at this so i dont really know at what stage or what is left to do to this building, here are the shots:

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