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Sky Penthouse | Five Franklin Place

Five Franklin Place, the first major American building by acclaimed Dutch architect  Ben van Berkel of UNStudio, is a celebration of the art of building, the translation  of a daring international vision into a perfect local expression, and proof that the practical and the sublime, the historic and the new, can exist in ideal balance — all in a simply extraordinary place to live.

The triplex penthouses of Five Franklin Place are graced with perfectly proportioned living rooms, floating stairways, and a silent glass cab elevator. These penthouses embody the kind of dramatic but embracing atmosphere one usually associates with the sets of memorable films that paint a fantasy picture of life in New York City. Here, the fantasy takes full form.

Every detail of these residences has been meticulously designed by UNStudio and installed with the expert involvement of B&B Italia.

The panoramic views from the penthouses master bathrooms are unsurpassable and, as throughout the residences, create an environment in which one is truly immersed in the surrounding cityscape.

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LEGO BMW GS Adventure

The legendary BMW GS Adventure is one of the most desirable off-road motorbikes, it is quite simply, the most successful modern motorcycle on the planet. The LEGO Technic BMW R 1200 GS is the first Lego model to be created in cooperation with the German motorcycle manufacturer and it looks awesome. Developed by BMW designers to be as faithful as possible, this mini model stays true to the full-sized motorcycle’s signature styling. The 603-piece kit is a brilliant ...
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The Cerro Pelon Ranch is a mind-blowing property owned by fashion designer Tom Ford, it was recently put on the market, with a reported asking price of $75 million. Designed by architect Tadao Ando, the rare and significant property is located in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and has approximately 20,600 acres, making it one of the largest properties in Santa Fe County. The impressive ranch includes the primary glass and concrete house that floats on a reflecting pool, an e...
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Originally used for sorting mail in the 1930´s, this postal desk has been faithfully replicated. It features a large leather work surface and a leather-cushioned swing-out stool that tucks away beneath the desk. All leather details are hand-stained to give a timeworn look. It´s  very a distinctive and eminently practical option for the home office....
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