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Alighieri Apartments, by Mattb325.
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Alighieri apartments is a fictional creation in the modern international style. 

These apartments are 14 floors high and designed to fit into tight inner-city 2x2 blocks. It will work as a stand-alone apartment building as well as in a wall to wall environment. It also provides a little bit of much needed competition to the HKABT/Bixel apartments which have few competitors in the 2x2 space.

Like many inner-city apartment buildings, the ground floor is devoted to retail space.

The tower area has four apartments per floor, each apartment has a corner balcony; the street-facing apartments are larger (3 bedrooms) and have floor-to-ceiling glass in the lounge area. 

The rear apartments are 2 bedrooms each. There is no penthouse suite, instead residents enjoy a roof-top communal pool. Basement parking rounds out inner-city convenience.

This is a growable R§§ apartment on a 2x2 lot on all tilesets.

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STATS R§§:

Lot size :                   2x2 
Growth Stage:         7 (Medium & High Density Zoning)
Bulldoze Cost:         § 807
Capacity Satisfied:  R§ 1,106, R§§ 612
Pollution:                  5 (Air)/ 2 (Water)/ 4 (Garbage )
Pollution Radius:    5/6/0
Power Consumed:  9 Mwh
Water Consumed:   24 Gal/Month
Building Style:          Houston/Euro/New York/Chicago
Occupant Group:     Medium Wealth Residential Building


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NOTE ABOUT DARK NITE vs MAXIS NITE:

This download contains TWO model files; one for dark nite users (and other night-time darkening mods, such as Gizmos night-mod) and one for the standard Maxis nite. 
You must keep only one file - depending on which version you use. If you are unsure whether you have a night-darkening mod installed, then choose the Maxis night version. Regardless of which file you choose to keep, make sure you DO NOT delete the Lot File!

If you use the dark nite version, you will need a dark nite mod. (http://community.simtropolis.com/files/file/23089-simfox-day-and-nite-modd/

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DEPENDENCIES:

This file requires no external dependencies.

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NOTE ABOUT PARKING TEXTURES:

Sadly, due to the complaints from a few members of the community, I continue to have to make the parking texture 'disclaimer' on all of my releases. 
This building is designed for inner-city areas. With the exception of the US mid-west where there has been massive, continued economic downturn and a flight to suburbia, no inner city area in the world has acres of parking: land is simply too expensive. 
This building has underground parking for residents only and visitors are expected to arrive by either public transport or park their car on the street; therefore no parking textures are included in the lot. 
If, in the ingame screen shots, there appears to be a parking texture used, it is purely coincidental and merely belongs to an adjacent lot that is not part of this download. 
If you want acres of parking or desire a different parking lot texture, then use the lot editor to make that change.

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To install, simply unzip the contents of this file into your plugins folder.

Thanks.

 




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Diego Del Llano

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Excelent work, I love the Penthouse. 

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sejr99999

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thank you I hope you are an architect and are making these buildings for RL  well thought out design and very welcome in my cities   great rooftop and excellent lighting (both options)

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Edvarz

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Wow! I haven't had the time to review all of these amazing latest uploads individually, but they are all waiting to be installed in my Plugins. Thank you for this barage of great content! Keep up the good work!

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matias93

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Fan-speed review!! (nah, I was downloading Diego's buildings and this one appeared on the list even before the notification came)

It's gorgeous nonetheless, and perfect to go with dense residential redevelopments on latin american themed cities! It's just on the soft and empty spot between super-dense asian buildings and super-huge US residential towers.

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Fantozzi

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Yes! When a city grows over 30.000 - that's the kind of residentials you want to see grow - which are common (at least in europe) and realistic - as most people of the world don't live in luxury mansions. You add much realism with apartment buildings of this kind. This is the stuff real cities mainly consists off.

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avenumaster

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i wanted a nice modern highrise for my sims...so i downloaded this. i cant even describe how impressive it is. as with all your work like american city bank, and the bon marche...you continue to crank out masterpieces.

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cronop

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Thanks

 

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Jack_wilds

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overall well done, 5/5... like the subject for project study in design...

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sucram17

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very useful

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marcelodeejay

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Great work.

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Tenzin

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Wow! MattB I love so much your architecture style! This one of the best condo ever I see! An wonderful work! *:8)

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JP Schriefer

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Nicely done!

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