Airplane House

One of my favorite blogs, WebUrbanist, has a neat post about homes "recycled" from other things. Like this airplane house, for instance:

Joanne Ussery, a hairdresser, was looking for a new mobile home to put next to the lake when her brother-in-law, an air traffic controller, had an unorthodox suggestion. She paid $2,000 for the 727 fuselage, $4,000 for a house-moving company to move it to her lot, and six months and $25,000 to renovate it. The resulting house has some unusual features, and is built to last; (Source)

Check out the rest of the 7 Superb Examples of Recycled Urban Architectures - Thanks Marilyn Terrell!


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There's a house like this down in Chile where I fish ... made from a DC-3 that made an emergency landing on a small highway, sustained some damage and then could not be flown or trucked out.
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