The 747 House in Malibu

You might find the name of this house familiar. It reminds of the Boeing 747 that we all know. You might be surprised to find out that there’s a very strong connection between the place and the house. In fact, roof of the house is actually a wing of a 747. It’s definitely a unique way of designing a house by David Hertz Architects.

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The owner of this place is a woman who co-owns a Mercedes car dealership and she wanted her new house to look feminine and to have curved lines and a delicate structure. As they were working at the design, the architects who were responsible with this house realized that a wing from an actual airplane would actually be a good idea for the roof. It was curved and it had a feminine touch, just what the owner wanted.

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Besides the plane wing, the house is also made of a combination of steel and glass, not a common combination either. The house is located in the remote hills of Malibu and it benefits from very beautiful and diversified views over the mountains, the valley and the Pacific Ocean with islands in the distance.

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So, as you can see, when designing a house you need talent and specialized knowledge, but the imagination and creativity is also a must-have. Not a lot of people would be able to create such a design, with a 230 feet long, 195 feet wide and 63 feet tall airplane wing as a roof.