Savvy Collector Resides in a 747

Posted: Monday, 14-06-2010

 

Francie Rehwald wanted her house to look "feminine", have curves and be eco-friendly. Her architect's answer was: "Let's use a 747!"The wing of the Boeing jet will be used for the roof, its nose as a meditation temple while its trademark "bulge" will serve as a loft.The plane's parts were obtained from an aeroplane scrap yard in California. 

They cost around $100,000 to purchase, while the construction of the project, which is expected to be completed this summer , is thought likely to cost several million dollars by the time it is completed."

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