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DESCRIPTION
Located in the city of Recife, PE, Brazil, Castelo Del Mar is a modernist residential condominium with twin towers built in 2001.
Note: this file includes only a stand-alone tower.
The Lot includes two pools and 6 Palm Trees, they may take a while to appear.

Note: I highly suggest you to also download the reloted versions made by @Fantozzi, they look really good:
Maxis Version
CAM Version
 
INFORMATIONS
The model is available in two versions, Landmark and Residential building

Landmark:
Plop cost: 15,000
Lot size: 2x2

Residential building:
Lot Size: 2x2
R$$$: 300
R$$: 650
R$: 1,200
 
INSTALLATION
Unzip the files from the .zip to your Plugins folder. There are four .zip files in the download area. Be aware!

Castelo Del Mar (Residential - MN): this is the Residential version for those who do not use SimFox Day and Nite Modd.
Castelo Del Mar (Landmark - MN): this is the Landmark version for those who do not use SimFox Day and Nite Modd.
NOTE: if you download both MN .zips I highly suggest you to delete one .SC4Model file, but never both.

Castelo Del Mar (Residential - DN): this is the Residential version for those using SimFox Day and Nite Modd.
Castelo Del Mar (Landmark - DN): this is the Landmark version for those using SimFox Day and Nite Modd.
NOTE: if you download both DN .zips I highly suggest you to delete one .SC4Model file, but never both.

 


DEPENDENCIES
SimFox Day and Nite modd (for Darknite users only).

 

To check my other projects you can visit my thread :)


What's New in Version 1.0.0   See Changelog


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Wow, what a great BAT once more! I like those sleek lines and the smooth curves, although those arches at the ground floor look somewhat out of place to me, maybe even a bit tacky. They don't even match with the pointy arches at the sides. However, that's a matter of the real-world building, and your BAT merely recreates what the RL building looks like, so no worries here, I'm just rambling...

I also like that you decided to adapt the tower to better fit into the game by isolating it from its RL surroundings. This one should be very useful, not only for tropical cities! Thank you for sharing it with us. :)

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Recent poll amongst Major Fantozzi's Sims: where do you plan to go next summer holidays? 7% Undecided. 26% No money for that - we'll stay at home and work. 67% Castelo del Mar.

And just by travel brochure (announcing 'opening this summer' - the major even didn't raise it yet!

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