odeon tower is newest addition to monaco's skyline since the 1980s
 
odeon tower is newest addition to monaco's skyline since the 1980s odeon tower is newest addition to monaco's skyline since the 1980s
jan 26, 2014

odeon tower is newest addition to monaco's skyline since the 1980s


soaring 170 meters into the sky, the odeon tower (tour odeon)‘ currently under construction is the first skyscraper to be built in monaco’s skyline since the 1980s.
designed by local architect alexandre giraldi, the new high-rise will contain 70 apartments ranging from 1 to 6 bedrooms and 2 sky duplexes around 1200 square meters each, which still hold no comparison to the 5 story sky penthouse complete with a private rooftop swimming pool accessible by a slide directly from the house.

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the tower is designed by architect alexandre giraldi
image © odeon (also main image)

 

 

 

considered the ultimate in lavish luxury living, guests and residents can enjoy the hammam, saunas, russian bath, private spas, fully equipped gymnasium, several pools for serious swimmers or simply having fun, a business center and full catering service that makes living in tour odeon like a constant 5-star hotel experience as part of your everyday life. the project has been under construction since 2009 and is slated for completion in late 2014.

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the structure offers expansive views across the mediterranean
image © odeon

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private balconies provide sea views
image © odeon

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rooftop pool
image © odeon

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entrance
image © odeon

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private lobby
image © odeon

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public lobby
image © odeon

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swimming pool
image © odeon

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master bedroom
image © odeon

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living room
image © odeon

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the tower illuminated at dusk
image © odeon

 

 


odeon tower is newest addition to monaco’s skyline since the 1980s
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  • what kind of illegal activities I have to do to live here; and above all to appreciate this architecture?

    cubert says:
  • Blech. How is this a masterful work of contemporary European architecture? Like every other luxury condo high rise in the world. And, even if I was looking to drop 9-figs on a penthouse in a tax haven, not sure I want my panoramic view of the Med ruined by totally unnecessary triangles of glass jutting two stories above the roofline. Also destroys the effect of the whole infinity-pool design. Also, what’s with the gashing division on the balcony façades between glass and white render: why do architects do that? Looks like a plasticky tower in San Diego or a B-list building in the Dubai Marina. I’m sure it will sell out quick to tax dodgers but it’s more Coronado than Corniche.

    MM Jones says:
  • unbelievable that there hasn’t been a new tower since the 80’s and this is what is proposed, a post modern, tasteless 80’s looking tower, looking more suited to one of the smaller cities in mainland china….

    blue tinted glass with white mullions has been a design faux pas for the last 20 years, and claiming that architect is a master of contemporary European architecture is simply a joke, especially after perusing his other heavy handed, post modern and still born “creations”. What a wasted opportunity in Monaco, such a shame.

    lea says:

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