Eavesdrop> Hollywood Hits the Beach: Who will live in Michael Maltzan’s new triangular house?

Eavesdroplet, West
Thursday, July 2, 2015
(Courtesy Michael Maltzan)

(Courtesy Michael Maltzan)

Rumor has it that Michael Maltzan Architecture (MMA) is hard at work on a triangle-shaped Malibu home for one of Hollywood’s biggest names. The MMA crew is keeping mum on the client, but we’ve heard it’s not an actor. Geometric coastal living for a director or producer, perhaps?

More renderings after the jump.

Malibu modern icon faced with demolition

Craig Ellwood and Jerrold Lomax's Hunt House on Malibu Road under threat.  (Steve Aldana, Esoteric Survey)

Craig Ellwood and Jerrold Lomax’s Hunt House on Malibu Road under threat.
(Steve Aldana, Esoteric Survey)

On Friday, the LA Times’ architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne reported that Craig Ellwood and Jerrold Lomax’s Hunt House in Malibu faces a demolition threat. AN reached out to several experts on Ellwood, preservation, and modern architecture for comments on what this means for Los Angeles.

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747 House Sneak Peek

Thursday, June 16, 2011

©Sara Jane Boyers

David Hertz’s 747 House in Malibu— literally made from the wings and fuselage of a a retired 747— is not quite done (it’s residents are moving in now). But we’ve been able to get a few pictures of the house from photographer Sara Jane Boyers, who has been documenting the project since June 2008. Hertz obtained the 747 for $50,000, and has used every bit of it in the construction of the main residence and six ancillary structures (note the wing roofs and the engine fountain, for starters). Besides the obvious green-ness of being recycled from an airplane, the house also uses Solar power, radiant heating and natural ventilation. Enjoy these pix and stay tuned for more as the house finishes up.

Check out a slideshow after the jump.

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