TopRq.com

rss_follow  tubmlr_follow twitter_follow


Rate this file (Rating : 5 / 5 with 1 votes)
Boeing 747 house by Francie Rehwald

Boeing 747 House By Francie Rehwald

Sustainable
The project's architect, David Hertz, says he came up with the idea of using an aeroplane to build a home to Ms Rehwald's specifications.
"It soon became apparent, that in fact, an aeroplane wing itself could work. In researching aeroplane wings and superimposing different aeroplane wing types on the site to scale, the wing of a 747, at over 2,500 sq ft, became an ideal configuration to maximise the views and provide a self-supporting roof with minimal additional structural support needed. As we analysed the cost, it seemed to make more sense to acquire an entire aeroplane and to use as many of the components as possible, like the Native American Indians used every part of the buffalo."

File information
Filename:390141.jpg
Album name:Architecture & Design
Rating (1 votes):55555
Keywords:#boeing #house #francie #rehwald
Filesize:37 KiB
Date added:Jun 23, 2011
Dimensions:700 x 467 pixels
Displayed:219 times
URL:displayimage.php?pid=390141
Favorites:Add to Favorites