World’s most expensive house sits abandoned

Over the past few years, I’ve been growing increasingly ambivalent towards huge, expensive architectural projects with big name design firms attached to them. Who are these buildings actually for? The Antilla, a 27-storey building in Mumbai that is apparently the world’s most expensive house, now sits empty most of the time because according to vastu (the Hindu version of feng shui), there aren’t enough east-facing windows, making it unlucky to inhabit. Maybe the owners of the building could move some of the city’s poor into it and hold banquets and film screenings for them, instead of letting it sit unused.

INVITE: 6 Aussie artists will turn Sydney's aMBUSH Gallery into a giant canvas for a night!

We've assembled a group of talented young creatives and armed them each with a new Microsoft Surface Pro 4 or Microsoft Surface Book on which to create an original piece of art. The big reveal of these works will take place on December 10 at an immersive event at Sydney's aMBUSH Gallery. If you want to come along, let us know why here.